Investors Heighten Their Engagement with Companies over Climate Policies: MSCI

January 25, 2023

From shareholder votes to putting direct pressure on boards, asset owners are flexing their muscles to get portfolio companies to strengthen their climate policies.

Food Security Worries, Not Climate, Driving Money into Ag-Tech

December 22, 2022

Investors are likely to view ag-tech investments through a food security lens, rather than carbon emissions, for at least the near term.

OMERS, Spring Lane Team Up to Ride ‘Serious Tailwinds’ on Sustainable Infrastructure

October 21, 2022

Spurred on in part by new federal spending legislation, investors and project developers are preparing for a huge stream of cash to flow to sustainable infrastructure in the coming...

Water, Water Everywhere: Managers and Investors Weigh Water Risks & Opportunities

November 19, 2021

Institutional asset owners and asset managers have been sharpening their focus on water risks, and water-related opportunities, in their investment portfolios.

Gender-Lens Investing Picks Up Steam, Powers Past Skepticism

March 20, 2020

On International Women’s Day in early March, hundreds of thousands of people -- both women and men -- marched in cities around the world in support of women’s rights and gender...

Asian Investors Pressure Companies in to Shift to ESG Investing

March 12, 2020

Growing investor interest in ESG is driving improvements in climate risk and other ESG disclosure. But more is needed, experts say.

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...

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...

Institutional Investors Boost their Holdings in Renewable Energy Investments

August 28, 2019

As global temperatures and carbon emissions continue to climb to new heights, pension funds and other institutional investors are devoting more money to renewable energy projects and...

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...