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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...

Asia News Update: China Boosts Renewables Target; Toyota Backs Green Fund; Green Loans Taking Hold Across Asia; BlackRock to Launch Green Fund with Focus on SE Asia; Mongolia to Get First Distributed RE System

October 10, 2018

Here’s a look at some of the major news stories about renewable energy, sustainable finance and other clean tech topics coming out of greater Asia in the past few weeks.

Fund Managers Develop Products to Help Reinvest Fossil Fuel Assets

September 21, 2018

The trend of pensions, endowment and other institutional investors divesting some or all of their fossil fuel holdings is already well underway and is creating opportunities for asset...

Wealthy Asian Investors Set for Massive Shift to Sustainable Investing

June 29, 2018

Asian high-net-worth investors are poised to catch up to their counterparts in the West, and pensions around the world, by investing through an ESG lens.

Sustainable Finance Roundup: Fundraising and New Fund Launches

May 1, 2018

New ESG, sustainability and impact investing funds and initiatives launch amidst growing demand by institutional investors.

Oil Giant Total Backs Chinese Smart Energy Fund

April 17, 2018

The venture capital arm of energy giant Total is one of the investors in a new, $250M private equity fund that will focus on the Chinese energy sector. Investments in the Cathay Smart...

Top Sustainable Investment & Clean Tech Deployment Trends in 2017

December 31, 2017

China Leading on Clean Energy Deployment; The EV Market Accelerates; Increasing Demand by Traditional Capital; Growing Deployment of Energy Storage; Big Banks Commit to Sustainable...

ESG Integration in Private Markets Investments: Key Impact Themes, Fund Selection, Governance & Risk Management

December 9, 2017

Institutional investors -- also known as limited partners in funds, or LPs -- are increasingly seeking ESG strategies, as they are becoming more relevant in their portfolios.

Southeast Asia Needs $3T in Green Investments: Asia News Roundup

November 26, 2017

Infrastructure, renewable energy and energy efficiency are among the areas that will need billions or trillions of dollars of investments over the next decade-and-a-half in Southeast...

News Briefing: Utilities, Oil & Gas Companies Pour Money into Renewables + Institutional Investors Drives New Sustainable Infrastructure Fundraising

November 6, 2017

In this briefing, we take a look at recent investments by Engie, E.ON, Shell and more. We also highlight fundraising activity across the cleantech space and check in on various public...