Profile: Martin Berg of Climate Asset Management
The new CEO of Climate Asset Management, Martin Berg, tells Thomas Cox about the challenge of scaling natural capital.
LeapFrog: reaching emerging markets
There is correlation between impact and returns, according to LeapFrog Investments. Peter Cripps reports
Largest asset manager ESG funds oppose biodiversity proposals02 June 2023
The sustainability funds of BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street Global Advisors voted against or abstained from most biodiversity-related shareholder proposals, between 2010 and the end of 2022, according to analysis from Planet Tracker.
M&G invest $75m for Indian financial inclusion01 June 2023
Rize launches circular economy ETF31 May 2023
Europe 'more highly exposed' to negative biodiversity impact30 May 2023
Europe is more highly exposed to negative biodiversity impact than other regions including the US, with emerging markets also "slightly ahead" on developing 'positive' biodiversity solutions.
Impact investors seek contribution, not 'additionality'26 May 2023
Impact investors increasingly define the outcomes of their investments in terms of 'contribution' to positive impact, rather than seeking to define the difference they make using the divisive term 'additionality', a webinar heard.
'Just transition' guidance issued to harness trillions in investment24 May 2023
Guidance for fund managers on how to invest in a 'just transition' to net zero has been published, with the aim of harnessing trillions of dollars to support social objectives linked to the transition.
SBTN launches corporate science-based targets for freshwater and land24 May 2023
Corporates can begin to prepare science-based targets for nature for the first time as the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) has launched criteria for setting freshwater and land objectives.
- Largest asset manager ESG funds oppose biodiversity proposals
- ESMA: Enhance transition finance to prevent greenwashing
- Biodiversity funding database FIRE prepares for launch
- Voluntary carbon markets not "going to be perfect", says VCMI
- 'Ground-breaking' CSDDD rule secures European Parliament approval
- People moves, 2 June: including BNY Mellon, GIIN, TNFD ... and more.
- Swedbank invests in biodiversity credit pilot and says market could exist in a year
- Electrification: The biggest opportunity in the history of capitalism?
- ESMA, EIOPA: Regulatory frameworks causing greenwashing
- Jefferies: Investors need better water dependency data
Impact Awards 2022More
Finance with impact
Veteran impact investor Finance in Motion won this year's 'Asset manager of the year - large' award. Its managing director Sylvia Wisniwski explains its approach to impact investing
Integration in action
NextEnergy Capital's approach to ESG integration won the solar specialist the 'Impact initiative of the year - Europe' award. Environmental Finance speaks to its head of ESG, Giulia Guidi
Impact webinar seriesMore
Achieving impact in private equity
This webinar will assess how a shift towards impact compares with other forms of private equity investment strategies.
The shifting focus of pension funds
This webinar will consider how impact investment is changing the investment decisions that pension funds are making.
The Just Transition and impact: lessons learned from Covid-19
This free webinar will consider how the transition to a low carbon economy can minimise negative impacts to people and jobs, as well as considering the effect the Covid-19 has had on just transition impact themes.