Aviva Investors appoints head of ESG, real assets

Mon, 16/09/2019 - 09:56

Aviva Investors has appointed Ed Dixon to the newly created role of Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Real Assets. »

ACTIAM employs satellite data to combat deforestation

Mon, 16/09/2019 - 09:36

Asset manager ACTIAM has teamed with geodata analytics firm Satelligence to combine satellite images and Artificial Intelligence (AI), to provide up-to-date information on worldwide deforestation, causes and trends. »

Frederique Duval, TMF Group

PE fundraising has bandwidth to accommodate ESG-related regulation

Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:51

By James Williams & Paul Bryant – Capital is flowing into ESG investments with many private equity GPs now on the case. But to stay ahead, they will need credible evidence of impact, not just slick marketing.    »

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors signs UN Principles for Responsible Investment

Fri, 06/09/2019 - 09:42

Alternative investment manager Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors (Kayne) has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). »

GCM Grosvenor granted top rating by PRI

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 13:42

GCM Grosvenor, a global alternative asset management firm, has received the highest possible rating from the Principles for Responsible Investment (“PRI”) for the fourth year in a row. »

Solar panels

Novasec launches renewable energy investment platform

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 08:52

Novasec has launched a new investment platform, which connects investors with unique opportunities in the fast-growing renewable energy sector.  »

CO2

Turquoise International appointed to manage new low-carbon fund

Wed, 14/08/2019 - 10:27

Turquoise International, a merchant bank focusing on energy, environment and efficiency, has been appointed as fund manager for Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 (LCIF2).  »

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Schroders acquires majority stake in impact investor BlueOrchard

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 11:11

Schroders will acquire a majority stake in impact investor BlueOrchard, which was Founded in 2001, as one of the world’s first commercial managers of microfinance debt investments. »

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