Join us on 25 November for the inaugural GlobalESGlive summit, a one-day event, hosted by Private Equity Wire, Hedgeweek and Institutional Asset Manager, that brings together key players from across the asset management industry ecosystem to assess the most compelling trends and themes driving change and growth in green investment.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Vaayu, a carbon tracking software company for retailers, has raised USD1.57 million in pre-seed funding in a round led by CapitalT, supported by a number of angel investors including Atomico’s Angel Program, Planet Positive LP, Saarbrücker 21, Expedite Ventures and NP-Hard Ventures.
Pemberton, a European private debt manager transforming traditional credit markets, backed by one of Europe’s largest insurers, Legal & General Group, has arranged and underwritten a EUR265 million bond to support circular economy and recycling leader ReLife Group’s growth via acquisitions.
Global alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital has launched Tikehau Impact Credit (TIC), pioneering an impact approach in the high yield universe.
Global investment bank GCA has become a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Moonfare, a digital investment platform for top-tier private markets funds, has signed the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the United Nations–supported organisation with over 4,000 signatories worldwide.
Single.Earth – a tokenisation platform that enables forests, wetlands, and other planetary resources to generate profit for landowners by selling them as carbon and biodiversity credits, instead of raw materials – has secured USD7.9 million in seed funding.
Lack of standardised ESG reporting system biggest threat to effective ESG disclosures, says Duff & Phelps
Almost half (45 per cent) of valuation experts believe a lack of a standardised and recognised measurement system is the biggest threat to effective environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures for businesses.
The International Stock Exchange (TISE) has launched a new market segment, TISE Sustainable, and joined the United Nations’ Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (UN SSE).
BGF has announced the creation of a specialist advisory board to accelerate its investment activity in companies engaged in carbon reduction and the energy transition.