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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...

Sustainable Investment News Briefing: Goldman Sachs targets $750B in climate investments; Industries make halting steps toward reduced emissions: CalPERS faces “Big Challenge” of climate change exposure

January 6, 2020

How are pensions and other institutional investors grappling with climate change investments themselves? We look at these questions and more in this roundup of some recent sustainability finance news...

New Funds & Fundraising Roundup: Institutional Investors & Corporates Bolster Sustainable Investing in Q4

December 23, 2019

Private equity and other funding for cleantech and sustainability-focused companies flowed strongly in the final months of the year into themes including renewable energy, plant-based protein, waste-to-value...

Sustainable Investment News Briefing: Sustainable Ag Keeps Growing & Institutional Investor Capital Flows to Green Projects

November 29, 2019

We take a look at sustainability news from around the world, including new institutional funds and fundraising, large renewable power projects in New York and elsewhere, and more.

Bad Data, Old Thinking Prevent Climate Risk Integration in Portfolios: CDPQ, Pathstone, Rockefeller Foundation

November 6, 2019

Institutional investors are increasingly working to ensure that their investment portfolios are properly protected against climate risk. That’s easier said than done, though, so they're taking a multi-pronged...

Sustainable Investment News Briefing: Corporates Increase Their Green Pledges as EVs Pick Up Steam

October 8, 2019

Big Banks to Work Toward Paris Agreement, SDGs; Goldman Launches Yieldco; Inst’l Investors Commit to Zero Carbon Portfolios; Danish Pensions to Put $50B+ in Green Investments; ArcTern Ventures Raises...

Institutional Investors Boost their Holdings in Renewable Energy Investments

August 28, 2019

As global temperatures and carbon emissions continue to climb to new heights, pension funds and other institutional investors are devoting more money to renewable energy projects and funds as well as...

Sustainable Investment News Briefing: VC Funding Pours into Battery Storage Companies; Vertical Farms Raise Cash; Shell-backed Solar Developer Raises $200M for Asian Expansion; Distributed Generation Gains Interest From Institutional Investors

August 12, 2019

We track major developments within the energy storage and vertical farming sectors, as well as update a range of fundraising activity, policy developments and new investments across the cleantech industry.

Institutional Investors Sharpen ESG Engagement Goals: BlackRock, NYC Comptroller's Office, Segal Marco Advisors

July 19, 2019

Following a ramping up of engagements with corporate executives on such issues as board diversity, climate change, human capital management and pay equity, investors are narrowing their goals in engagements...

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