The UK-focused Blue Impact Fund, with a pipeline of an estimated value of up to GBP90 million, launched at the Natural Capital Finance & Investment Conference today (24 November).
ESG & Responsible Investing
Limited Partners surveyed in the inaugural Brackendale Private Equity ESG LP sentiment survey 2020 rank ESG criteria an average 7.5 out of 10 in terms of importance when making an investment decision.
DOB Equity makes further investment in Mr Green Africa as the plastics recycling business ventures into waste-tech
DOB Equity, a leading Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa has made a further investment in Mr Green Africa, the Nairobi based recycler and recycled plastics supplier.
Energy Impact Partners LP (EIP), a global private equity platform focused on clean energy has joined the Initiative Climat International (iCI) consortium.
Shariah in the spotlight II: How to be environmentally friendly and socially responsible under Shariah law
By Emily Fuller, Deborah Low, Ellen McGinnis and Emma Russell, Haynes and Boone – Environmentally friendly investment guidelines have come to the fore recently due to increased focus on climate change and governmental action aimed at protecting our planet. With heightened focus on the economic impact and carbon footprint of corporations and industries, investors have an increased appetite to invest capital in sustainable projects such as renewable energy research, and development or real estate and infrastructure projects that seek to minimize environmental impact through sustainable construction.
GCA Altium has appointed Dr Jules Wurlod as ESG Director in a newly created role as ethical investing booms across the globe.
By Stéphane Badey, Arendt – These are uncertain times, but three solid trends driving the Luxembourg investment funds market can be highlighted.
Gulf Capital has formally joined the United Nation’s international network of investors working together to implement sustainability principles in the global financial system.
Sustainable investments specialist Earth Capital has extended equity ownership of the business and reshaped its European investment team as demand for impact investment soars, driven principally by increasing concerns about climate change.
Almost two thirds (63 per cent) of UK private equity firms now take into account Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles in their investments but some firms risk falling behind as ESG rises up investors’ agendas, shows research by accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO LLP.