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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...

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....

Sustainable Finance Roundup: Lots of Funding for Electric Vehicles, Charging Infra & EV Fleets

December 19, 2018

Nissan pushes V2G Technology; Bosch creates new V2X mobility unit; Utilities and governments set major renewable energy goals; Shell makes history with new climate targets

Investors and Asset Managers Sharpen Their Focus on Gender-Lens Investing

December 18, 2018

Gender-lens investing has already attracted a couple billion dollars from impact-oriented investors and the demand is growing, say Glenmede, InFaith Community Foundation, Wells Fargo...

Big Institutional Investors Moving Quickly Away from Carbon, See Growing Risks from Climate Change

November 8, 2018

A growing number of institutional investors are taking big steps to reduce their exposure to carbon emissions and are redirecting their capital into sustainable investments including...

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.

New Consumer Food Trends Driving Corporate R&D, M&A Activity: Cargill, SOSV & MissionPoint Partners

October 4, 2018

Growing demand for cleaner and healthier food brands is driving investment into new food brands, alternative proteins, food safety, food waste mitigation and supply chain efficiency.

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...

The Divestment Debate: Why Investors Are Dumping Fossil Fuels (or not)

September 6, 2018

As the climate continues to heat up, and as the federal government drags its feet on providing climate leadership, activists are putting increasing pressure on pension funds, university...