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  • Transition funds are no longer just about impact, says RGreen

    16 April 2024

    Rgreen Invest has launched its fourth energy transition fund, as its founder told Environmental Finance the theme has evolved beyond being "a nice-to-have", towards being an economic safe haven and hedge against inflation.

  • IFC backs BNPP Poland with $548m sustainable significant risk transfer

    10 April 2024

    BNP Paribas Bank Polska (BNPP Poland) has agreed a $548 million synthetic significant risk transfer transaction (SRT) with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) which will help it to issue sustainable loans.

  • 2024 Sustainable Debt Awards winners revealed

    08 April 2024

    The winners have been announced for the 2024 Environmental Finance Sustainable Debt Awards, formerly known as the Environmental Finance Bond Awards.

  • 'US IRA has worked where taxonomies have not'

    27 March 2024

    A senior banker has argued that the US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) economic incentive package has delivered real climate-focused financial flows in a way that 'green' taxonomy-focused approaches have not.

  • BlackRock backs German low-carbon transition with $200m investment

    29 February 2024

    BlackRock has made a $200 million investment in a German solar business through its recently launched Global Renewable Power IV fund.

  • Environmental Finance reveals annual Environmental Market Rankings winners

    29 February 2024

    Environmental Finance is delighted to announce the winners of its 2023-2024 Environmental Market Rankings.

  • BlackRock and Temasek's JV leads $150m funding round for thermal battery business

    22 February 2024

    BlackRock and Temasek joint-venture, Decarbonization Partners, has led a $150 million Series B funding round for Antora Energy.

  • Partially liquid structures win over pension funds on renewables

    20 February 2024

    'Semi-liquid' fund structures could help UK-based pension funds allocate more capital to renewables developments, Schroders Greencoat has claimed.

  • BlackRock acquires shares in largest wind farm in Africa

    19 February 2024

    The Danish Climate Investment Fund has sold its stake in Lake Turkana Wind Power to a BlackRock-managed vehicle.

  • PFZW divests from Shell, BP and Total, blaming slow transition

    09 February 2024

    Dutch pension fund PFZW has divested from 310 oil and gas companies - leaving just seven in its portfolio, as it refocuses on companies "improving the climate and the energy transition".