Asset manager worth $43.4bn joins green bond scheme

A global asset manager has joined a green bond programme. VanEck is the latest institutional investor to join the Climate Bonds Initiative Partnership Programme (CBIPP), with the aim of supporting the development of green finance markets. The firm manages approximately $43.4 billion (£34.83bn) in assets, including one of the largest exchange traded product families in the […]

Prize your business assets? Watch out for the new ISO standard

If you look after the buildings or infrastructure of your business, you’ll be familiar with the term ISO 9001 – but now there’s a new ISO on the block. It’s a new international standard for a company’s assets, be it their equipment, buildings, employees and even data about how the business runs. Officially launched today […]

European renewables finance team formed

Environmental investment manager Climate Change Capital has predicted that “a complete overhaul of energy infrastructure” will need “considerable amounts of private capital”, and has formed a European renewable energy infrastructure asset management team. Climate Change Capital’s chief executive Shaun Mays said: “With our partners in the EU increasingly committed to stricter emissions targets and a […]