‘Net zero potential lies with world’s 100 largest asset owners’

A new report claims these asset owners, with assets worth $23tn, hold the key to achieving net zero

KGAL launches its first Impact Fund building on its long-standing renewable legacy

Carsten Haubner, Portfolio Manager of KGAL ESPF 5 explains how the new fund, focused on European greenfield renewable energy assets, will contribute to the EU Green Deal.

British High Commission announces 13 low carbon projects in South Africa

Projects include the development of solar-powered battery charging infrastructure and installation of cloud-based metering and renewable energy technologies in new developments and retrofit buildings

Build Back Better

The importance of sustainable business growth on future viability and ensuring you make the right business decisions now to meet client, investor and wider stakeholder expectations as we come out of lockdown.

UN publishes guidance for financial institutions to invest in ocean health

Banks, insurers and investors have a ‘major role’ to play in financing the transition towards a sustainable blue economy, helping to rebuild ocean prosperity and restore biodiversity to the ocean

Google spin-off Malta raises $50m for long duration energy storage system

Its system can provide a daily or weekly load cycle by efficiently storing up to 200 hours of energy storage, though early systems will focus on current market applications in need of 10 to 12-hour durations

UK to set up green finance research hubs in London and Leeds

The research centres will help divert investment away from unsustainable activities such as deforestation and fossil fuels and towards low carbon sectors, ensuring climate and environment are at the heart of UK financial decision making

Global investors plan to double proportion of renewable investments in next five years

This rise is expected to continue to 10.8% over a ten-year timeframe as global climate action continues to ramp up on the road to reaching net zero by 2050

West Berkshire Council’s green bond reaches £1m target

Around 22% of the funds came from residents in West Berkshire, who each invested an average of £3,500

Alphabet issues $5.75bn bond to support environmental initiatives

Google’s parent company will target eight areas, including energy efficiency, clean energy, green buildings, clean transportation and circular economy and design