Asset Managers Urged to Boost Government Outreach to Drive Climate Solutions Investments

January 3, 2024

Governments and asset managers need to work together to develop policies that are best for the energy transition – and that create investment opportunities.

Biodiversity Investing Standards Picking Up Steam  

May 2, 2023

There’s a long way to go, but new initiatives and a forthcoming standards framework count as green shoots, experts say.

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...