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New ESG & Sustainable Investment Fund Launches & Other Industry Moves

December 24, 2017

Spurred on by growing investor demand, asset management companies have been making a lot of moves around sustainable fund launches and related activities this year.

Opportunities Arising From Decarbonizing and Deregulating the Economy

December 10, 2017

Electric grids in the developed world are aging and require significant upgrades and many governments and private entities are pursuing these upgrades using sustainable, low-carbon technologies. This...

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.

Commercial Vehicles Increasingly Go Electric

November 30, 2017

Tesla stole the headlines in mid-November when it unveiled its much-anticipated electric semi truck. DHL, Wal-Mart and trucking firm J.B. Hunt are among the companies that have placed orders, even as...

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 Asia. We also take...

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 and private sector...

Indoor Vertical Farms Yield Growing Investor Interest - Industry Analysis & Funding Activity

October 7, 2017

Money is flowing into companies that specialize in indoor, vertical farms, often located in warehouses or other urban locations. Such farms are expected to grow in coming years as a surge in urban population...

Electric Vehicles Pick Up Steam, Driven by Gov'ts and Car Makers

September 29, 2017

Automakers are developing more EVs as companies race to build out a charging infrastructure amid government plans to discourage or entirely eliminate the sale of fossil fuel-burning vehicles in coming...

Cities, Companies Adjust Their Responses to Massive Storms, Driving Smart City Investments

September 8, 2017

This year's spate of major hurricanes, including Harvey and Irma so far, has brought renewed attention to how cities should respond to a world in which massive storms are getting more powerful.

Clean Tech and Sustainable Investing Fundraising News: LP Demand Growing

September 8, 2017

We're seeing a healthy amount of fund-raising for clean tech and sustainable investment vehicles recently. Several newly launched funds are raising sizeable amounts of capital due to growing LP demand...

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