The Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund, which makes UK sustainable private equity investments to build technology, manufacturing, services and asset development and is managed by Jim Totty and Nick Curtis, is close to its first close.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Independent depositary firm INDOS Financial is now offering a new ESG oversight service, which will be led by Matthew Queree, the company’s newly-appointed Head of ESG Oversight.
A brand-new social impact offset token has come out of a 25-year history of creating sustainable solutions for corporations, explains Todd Lemons (pictured), chairman of the Veridium Foundation.
Bridges Fund Management (Bridges), the specialist sustainable and impact investor, has acquired a majority stake in Medwood Holdings (Medwood), via the Bridges US Sustainable Growth Fund.
OpenInvest, a digital investment advisor for socially responsible investing, has raised USD10.4 million in a Series A funding round led by QED Investors, with additional participation from Andreessen Horowitz (who led OpenInvest's previous venture round in 2017) SYSTEMIQ, Wireframe Ventures, Yard Ventures and Abstract Ventures.
Belinda Thomas, Partner and Investor Relations at Triple Point, comments on the Government consultation on strengthening the USD2.2 trillion pension fund industry's ability to consider impact investments…
By Dr Andy Sloan (pictured), Guernsey Finance – Guernsey has been identified as an ‘emerging global contender’ in green finance. In a climate currently led by the global commitments made at the United Nations COP 21 conference in 2015, Guernsey has identified green issues as a key strategic objective.
Natixis developed a new Green Weighting Factor methodology which will be applied to analytical RWA on the company’s financing deals in a move to address potential changes in regulation.
Renewables and natural gas replacing coal and nuclear to power industry, transportation and homes is arguably one of the most important structural transformations in global energy infrastructure.
LGT Capital Partners reports that European alternatives managers’ adoption of ESG principals has increased.