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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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​UN Climate Summit: Danish pensions to lead green transition with €47bn pledge

Tue, 24 Sep 2019By

PensionDenmark, PKA, PFA and PenSam all represented Denmark’s pension industry at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York

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Netherlands roundup: BpfBouw appoints fiduciary for property investments

Thu, 19 Sep 2019By Pensioen Pro staff

Also: €8.6bn postal scheme PostNL allocates 2% to green bonds via NN Investment Partners mandate

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Amundi teams up with Asian infrastructure bank for $1bn climate bond fund

Tue, 10 Sep 2019By

Also: AXA IM launches impact fund focused on Asia, Africa and Latin America; NN IP green bond fund reaches €1bn

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AP3 sets sustainability goals, seeks to double green investments [updated]

Tue, 27 Aug 2019By

Sweden’s third AP fund pledges to halve its carbon footprint by 2025 and invest €2.8bn in green bonds

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