LP Activity

Higher ESG Scores Have Improved Bond Performance, MSCI Study Finds

December 10, 2020

New research from MSCI draws a bright line under the growing practice of considering a company’s ESG score when making fixed income investment decisions.

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...

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.

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...

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...

Green Bonds Draw Growing Interest from Major Institutional Investors

July 5, 2019

Institutional investors are ramping up their interest in green bonds, according to an analysis of recent investment activity and mandates awarded by pension funds, endowments and other...

Energy Impact Partners’ CEO on its $681M Fund, Top Investment Themes & Attracting Project Financing

May 10, 2019

EIP CEO Hans Kobler discusses where it’s deploying capital, working with energy corporates, what big U.S. pensions are seeking and why banks are now financing cleantech projects.

Green Shoots Crop Up for Investor Interest in Sustainable Food & Ag Funds

March 21, 2019

Investors of all flavors — from big institutions to family offices and other high-net-worth investors — are showing signs that the sector could be poised for take-off in the near...

Sustainable Food & Agriculture Attracting Interest from Public Equity Fund Managers

March 1, 2019

Institutional investors that enter the food space are finding an expanding universe of public equities to invest in, and these asset owners are using their clout and their dollars...