Policy

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...

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...

Money Flows to Cleantech Projects in Southeast Asia, Away from Coal

May 20, 2019

Southeast Asia is starting to attract sustainable finance -- including $1 billion from a range of development banks -- as several of the region’s biggest countries make a big pivot...

Sustainable Finance Briefing: State Governments Step Up Climate Change Fight as Trump Admin Balks

February 6, 2019

In this report, we take a look at what some state and city governments are doing to pick up the slack, as well as the latest moves from institutional investors and public corporations....

Dire Warnings of Massive Disruption Spur Green Financing & Fundraising Activity

November 4, 2018

The growing realization regarding the risks of climate change is driving new investment activity, corporate commitments, and new sustainable investment funds being offered to institutional...

Tax Changes Spur Foreign Cleantech Companies to Set Up in US

July 9, 2018

Key takeaways from CleanTechIQ's recent webinar on the implications of new U.S. tax law in cross-border energy transactions with law firm Hodgson Russ.

The Future of Transportation: Investment Opportunities, Autonomous Vehicles, Mobility Shifts & EV Charging Infra

May 8, 2018

Advanced transportation experts from Impax Asset Management, Stanford Univ. and eMotorwerks highlight key risks and opportunities in the electrification of transportation and a shifting...

Sustainable Finance News Roundup: Cleantech Projects Get Funding from Federal and NY Governments

March 27, 2018

Corporate Sustainability Developments; Greenhouse Gas Emissions Up; Renewables Rise Too

Cleantech and Sustainable Financing Trends for 2018: Day, Shah, Ehrenpreis & Sivaram

February 2, 2018

We surveyed some of the leading financiers, investors and other experts in the cleantech and sustainability space, seeking their thoughts on what trends we are likely to see in 2018...

Q&A: Hodgson Russ' Spitzer on Developments in CHP, Microgrids & Key Policy Trends in 2018

January 9, 2018

We touched on CHP and microgrids, opportunities for global cleantech companies seeking U.S. projects, and his key policy concerns for 2018.