ESG engagement by European firms is "strong" while their North American counterparts are "lagging behind", according to a new survey by Aberdeen Standard Investments.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Foresight Group (Foresight) and Belltown Power Limited (Belltown) have formed a joint venture (JV) to develop Belltown’s pipeline of greenfield onshore wind energy projects across the UK under the existing Belltown brand.
Seamless Impact, the latest version of Sudrania Fund Services' flagship fund administration platform, has been tailored to the needs of the impact investment space…
As global utilities seek to adapt to a digital world, Energy Impact Partners offers a collaborative platform to invest in technologies that will help them transform.
The Luxembourg-based special fund FP Lux Investments is expanding the portfolio of its Wind Infrastructure I sub-fund for institutional investors.
The not-so-distant future in terms of climate risk means that transparency when it comes to ESG investing is increasingly on the minds of LPs.
The Kempen Global Impact Pool has broken the EUR100 million barrier in assets under management. Launched in January 2018, the pool invests exclusively in funds that make a positive contribution to society and climate and in doing so aims to earn a financial return in line with the market.
Private equity groups keen to bolster their ‘green’ credentials may wish to consider how they might avail of upcoming Proposed Taxonomy Regulation in Europe, as they seek to standardise, and measure, the real impact of sustainable investments in their portfolios.
The European Commission has revealed details of its Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, suggesting a financial roadmap for reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
On 11 December 2019, the Commission presented the European Green Deal, with the ambition of becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050.
“There’s still a massive opportunity to provide capital that UK SMEs wouldn’t have access to otherwise,” says Umbra Capital’s Diquez
Umbra Capital, a one-year old London-based merchant bank, provided a USD20 million equity portion in a USD270 million funding round in socially responsible capital app Hastee in December.