• COP28: First Global Stocktake draft 'not particularly groundbreaking', says Actis

    06 December 2023
  • COP28 could unlock investment in carbon capture and storage, Actis says

    23 November 2023
  • Don't get mired in defining 'nature-positive', says Actis

    20 April 2023

    As investors look to move away from purely mitigating biodiversity damage to have a positive impact on nature, progress must not be hindered by fixating on defining terms such as 'nature positive', Actis has said.

  • 'Eurocentric' SFDR penalises emerging market investment, argues Actis

    13 February 2023

    EU reporting regulations need to show "a greater level of discretion" for businesses in emerging markets, which often lag those in European countries in terms of sustainability.

  • COP27 has not been the 'Africa COP' it needed to be, says Actis

    15 November 2022

    COP27 has so far been "disappointing" for those who hoped the Egypt-based summit would address Africa's climate challenges, impact investor Actis told Environmental Finance.

  • COP27 should be used to introduce carbon price says Actis

    14 September 2022

    In a COP that is billed to be more focused on action than setting targets, Actis' Shami Nissan says setting a universal cost of carbon is key

  • Actis inks $1.2bn 'cutting edge' impact-linked loan

    21 February 2022

    Sustainable infrastructure investor Actis has secured a $1.2 billion "impact-linked loan", which is a hybrid between 'use of proceeds' and a 'sustainability-linked' instrument.

  • The road to Smart Olive

    20 October 2021

    Sustainable investing isn't just a choice between green or brown, argues Shami Nissan

  • Impact markets 'littered with examples of mismanagement of social issues'

    28 February 2020

    Impact investors should step up efforts to measure and manage their negative impact, particularly on social issues, according to Actis.

  • Actis readies open-source SDG assessment tool

    02 August 2018

    Emerging markets investor Actis plans to introduce an open-source framework for assessing the contribution of its portfolio companies with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).