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Green Finance

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Green finance: Financing environmental benefits

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Green finance is drawing huge interest in light of climate change, but it needs to be about more than financial returns

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Why FRR doesn’t invest in green bonds – for now

February 2019 (Magazine)By Pirkko Juntunen

While the French pension reserve fund has embraced and integrated the sustainability agenda in its investment strategies and was one of the first to incorporate climate change into its portfolio, it does not invest in green bonds

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Alecta: a Swedish investor’s green bond learning curve

February 2019 (Magazine)By Pirkko Juntunen

Alecta, the largest occupational pension provider in Sweden, with SEK874bn (€85.4bn) in assets, now invests SEK31.4bn in green bonds.

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Infrastructure: Joining the dots on green projects

February 2019 (Magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

Lack of a co-ordinated policy is hindering climate-friendly infrastructure investment

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Ocean finance: In search of blue returns

February 2019 (Magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

Attention on polluted seas is leading to discussions about how to marshal capital to clean them up

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China: The greening of China

February 2019 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

China plans to invest more than $6trn in green power and clean tech in the next two decades

Leading viewpoint: 2019's green investment picture

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Lack of standards is not hindering green bond issuance. Pressure on corporates to finance the energy transition will intensify

Green bond funds: Mixed climate for European funds

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Assets are up, but performance is down

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ESG roundup: GPIF, World Bank launch green bond initiative

Thu, 11 Apr 2019By

Plus: IFC pronounces on impact investing; Campaign group drops Shell resolution

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Chart of the Week: ‘Green’ funds taking market share in unlisted space

Fri, 22 Mar 2019By

More than €57bn now invested in unlisted ‘green’ funds across private assets funds, reports French research firm Novethic

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Folksam invests SEK2.8bn in World Bank bond to combat food waste

Thu, 21 Mar 2019By

Swedish pension fund is sole investor in IBRD’s sustainable development bond

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Dutch regulator ‘world’s first’ to sign up to PRI [updated]

Thu, 21 Mar 2019By

Central bank says it will investigate options regarding target allocations to green bonds and impact investing projects


​Sampension puts DKK90m into German green bonds

Mon, 18 Mar 2019By

Deputy CIO of pension fund predicts more sustainability-linked deals of this type

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