Finance for Tomorrow has announced the launch of Investors for a Just Transition, a global investor engagement coalition focused on promoting a socially acceptable environmental transition to greener low-carbon economies.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Abris Capital Partners, a private equity investor in Central Europe, has published its latest annual ESG Report, accelerating its sustainability drive and setting out its priorities for responsible investment, as well as detailing how its ESG focus helped support portfolio companies during the Covid-19 pandemic.
ESG Investing, a multi-media platform devoted to ESG and sustainable investing, has launched Greenlight, an accreditation service for ESG funds and products.
Recycle Track Systems, Inc (RTS), a specialist in the waste and recycling management industry, has closed its Series C round of financing. Citi Impact Fund led the USD35 million investment round as part of its commitment to investing in American companies applying innovative solutions to help address some of society's most pressing challenges. The funding will be used to support RTS’s efforts to redefine materials management and develop zero-waste programs for a more sustainable future.
Prosek Partners, a global financial marketing communications and special situations firm, has acquired a stake in Blue Dot Capital, a boutique sustainable finance consulting firm with expertise and experience in advising investment-management firms on developing comprehensive Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investing capabilities.
Foresight Group, a leading sustainable infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has appointed technology company Sennen to digitise its entire portfolio of sustainable infrastructure, worth around GBP6.1 billion.
Polaris has intensified its sustainability work and today published its first annual sustainability report, outlining the efforts in 2020 across the investment process, its portfolio companies and Polaris Management.
The Decarbon8-US Fund, an impact investment vehicle established by the E8 cleantech angel investor community, announced a new Request for Proposal (RFP) for climatetech companies focused on decarbonising the transportation sector. Applications for investment to the Decarbon8-US process are due by June 21, 2021 for priority consideration and July 9, 2021 at the latest.
Three quarters of LPs say climate change and healthcare.biotech will change their investment priorities
Two major issues will drive change in LPs’ private equity portfolios in the next few years, according to Coller Capital’s latest Global Private Equity Barometer.
Terraformation, a global forest restoration company, has held the first closing of USD30 million in funding to support its mission to help solve climate change by restoring thriving ecosystems to capture carbon across billions of acres of degraded land.