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News Briefing: Coronavirus Hits Cleantech Investments Too -- But a Few Bright Spots Emerge

April 22, 2020

Investments in renewable energy and other cleantech investments are set to tumble, at least temporarily, due to the impact of COVID-19. Still, there are a few bright spots as some policymakers push ahead...

Carbon Reduction in Investment Portfolios Held Back by Poor Data Availability

April 10, 2020

A growing number of big investors are looking to reduce their portfolio’s carbon emissions. Improved corporate disclosure will make those efforts far more successful.

Deeper into Data: Gender Lens Investing Gains Nuance with Improved Data

March 26, 2020

Managers say it’s gotten easier to get information on companies’ policies around gender issues. But more improvement is needed if gender-lens investing is to continue to grow.

Gender-Lens Investing Picks Up Steam, Powers Past Skepticism

March 20, 2020

On International Women’s Day in early March, hundreds of thousands of people -- both women and men -- marched in cities around the world in support of women’s rights and gender equality. They did...

Asian Investors Pressure Companies in to Shift to ESG Investing

March 12, 2020

Growing investor interest in ESG is driving improvements in climate risk and other ESG disclosure. But more is needed, experts say.

Fundraising Update: KKR, Generate Each Top $1B for Cleantech Funds

February 29, 2020

We take a look at fundraising by KKR, Generate Capital and others, and also explore where some oil majors are putting their cleantech dollars to work.

BlackRock, Microsoft, Davos, Cleantech Funding & More: Big Sustainability Finance News So Far in 2020

February 3, 2020

January was a busy month for sustainability finance. Climate change and how it can be fought was a major topic of conversation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and there was plenty of...

Impact Investments Held Back by Issues Around Measurement

January 30, 2020

Experts from the Kellogg Foundation, Zurich Investments, Mercer and more discuss how they measure the effects of their impact investments -- and the need for industry-wide standards for reporting and...

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