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Impact and Sustainable Investment News

18/07/2024
US appeals court orders judge to reconsider Biden ESG investing rule
Reuters
17/07/2024
Ethical Partners to close, sells massive big blocks in ACL, NobleOak
AFR
16/07/2024
Governor Hochul Announces Start of Construction on New York’s Largest Offshore Wind Project
New York Gov
15/07/2024
Brazil Aims to Attract $20 Billion for ESG Projects Using $2 Billion Climate Fund Leverage
ESG News
11/07/2024
Japan’s $566 Billion Pension Funds Sign ESG Investment Pledge
Yahoo Finance
08/07/2024
BHP shuts nickel business to arrest losses
AFR
08/07/2024
Transport needs to avoid becoming the nation’s biggest emitter
AFR
07/07/2024
Digital Technologies for Environmental Peacebuilding: Horizon Scanning of Opportunities & Risks
UNEP
07/07/2024
SEC Shares Sustainability Best Practices at ASEAN HONGKONG, CHINA SMES going ESG Policy Dialogue and Workshop 2024
SEC of Philippines
03/07/2024
Aware Super cashes in on tech, healthcare bias to return 11pc
AFR
02/07/2024
General Motors Agrees to Retire 50 million Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Credits to Resolve Excess Emissions from 5.9 million Vehicles
EPA
02/07/2024
More wind and solar generation needed to meet future demand
MBIE of NZ
30/06/2024
Report on the monitoring of climate-related risk to financial stability
European Commission
24/06/2024
ESG investing and private debt funds: Navigating the future of responsible investment
EY
24/06/2024
Vision Super buys up Whitehaven shares
AFR
23/06/2024
$7b green bond to rally nation’s net zero goals
AFR
23/06/2024
Denmark/Germany: EIB to co-finance RWE's new Gigawatt offshore wind farm with a €1.2 billion green loan
EIB
20/06/2024
EPA, DOE Announce $850 Million to Reduce Methane Pollution from the Oil and Gas Sector
EPA
20/06/2024
EU Ministers formally endorse EIB Group Strategic Roadmap and reaffirm its role as financing arm of the EU
EIB
20/06/2024
Commission approves €3 billion German State aid scheme to support the development of Hydrogen Core Network
European Commission
18/06/2024
Salesforce Accelerates Energy Transition with New $25 million Climate Investment
ESG News
17/06/2024
Keynote speech by Commissioner McGuinness at the European Financial Integration 2024 joint conference of the European Commission and the European Central Bank
European Commission
16/06/2024
HKEX: Launch of e-learning "Exchange's New Climate Requirements"
HKEX
13/06/2024
ASIC grants class no-action position to second party opinion providers
ASIC
12/06/2024
Brookfield Opens Fundraising for Catalytic Transition Fund with Anchor Commitment from ALTÉRRA Targeted to Raise up to $5 billion to Scale Up Climate Finance in Emerging Markets
Brookfield
11/06/2024
BIS Innovation Hub and Monetary Authority of Singapore Develop Blueprint for a Climate Risk Platform for Financial Authorities
MAS
10/06/2024
New financing from EIB and European Commission signed in Berlin to mobilise more than €1 billion for Ukraine’s businesses and to rebuild local critical infrastructure
EIB
10/06/2024
Family ties: ten years of monetary policy and banking supervision under one European roof
European Banking Supervision
10/06/2024
Portugal: EIB signs advisory agreement with BPI and Santander to promote green investment
EIB
10/06/2024
Current challenges in supervision – new challenges for researchers
European Banking Supervision
10/06/2024
Under-the-radar Melbourne software firm worth $90m after VCs pounce
AFR
06/06/2024
Global investors pull $60b from ESG funds
AFR
05/06/2024
AFI’s Pacific Island members launch roadmap for Inclusive Green Finance
AFI
04/06/2024
Senate Economics Legislation Committee, 2024-2025 Budget Estimates
ASIC
04/06/2024
Working together for climate neutrality: what role do stable banks play?
European Banking Supervision
04/06/2024
What lies ahead for ESG?
Herbert Smith Freehills
29/05/2024
Singapore Invests close to S$300 million in National Quantum Strategy; announces Green Data Centre Roadmap for sustainable growth
IMDA
29/05/2024
Montenegro: The European Union through EIB Global to invest up to €76 million in reconstruction of Bar–Podgorica–Vrbnica railway line under Team Europe initiative
EIB
29/05/2024
EIB Global invests €25 million in Amethis Fund III to promote sustainable growth of African businesses
EIB
23/05/2024
Ausbil is using this underrated stock to play the AI boom
AFR
21/05/2024
Monetary Authority of Singapore and People’s Bank of China Advance Collaboration in Green and Transition Finance
MAS
21/05/2024
Companies that Own and Operate Oil Tanker Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes
US Department of Justice
17/05/2024
Germany: EIB Group and Deutsche Bank launch mortgage programme for climate-friendly housing
EIB
13/05/2024
AI Solutions for the Environment
UNEP
13/05/2024
Four ways that the investment industry can tackle gender inequality in its portfolios
World Benchmarking Alliance
08/05/2024
EIB Board of Directors steps up support for Europe’s security and defence industry and approves €4.5 billion in other financing Copy
EIB
08/05/2024
The Missing “T” in ESG
Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance
08/05/2024
UK and Singapore Strengthen Collaboration in Sustainable Finance and FinTech
MAS
08/05/2024
KKR, HASI Launch $2 Billion Sustainable Infrastructure Investment Venture
ESG Today
07/05/2024
EPA Announces $9M in Grants Available for Tribes and Eligible US Territories to Replace Diesel Equipment and Reduce Harmful Emissions
EPA
29/04/2024
FSB Asia Group discusses enhancing cross-border payments and risks arising from artificial intelligence and climate change Copy
FSB
29/05/2024
Dwelling insurance pricing becoming more risk-based
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
26/05/2024
BlackRock-Temasek decarb fund raises US$1.4 billion
The Asset
25/04/2024
Due diligence: MEPs adopt rules for firms on human rights and environment Copy
European Parliament
24/04/2024
Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Grants to Invest in America’s Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle Transition
EPA
22/04/2024
Climate Stress Test assesses resilience of major NZ banks
Reserve Bank of New Zealand
22/04/2024
Collaboration is key to advancing Inclusive Green Finance, say AFI leaders and private partners
AFI
22/04/2024
Government launches fund to help farmers manage water resources
UK Gov
17/04/2024
Speech by Mr Alvin Tan, Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, and Board Member of MAS, at the Launch of the Sustainable Finance Jobs Transformation Map on 17 April 2024
MAS
16/04/2024
Sustainable aviation fuel has been a talkfest for far too long
AFR
16/04/2024
Germany: EIB supports TEAG’s power grid expansion in Thuringia
EIB
15/04/2024
EIB approves €4.3 billion for innovation, business, climate action, transport and water across Europe
EIB
12/04/2024
EPA finalizes permit following public comment period to bring the largest offshore wind farm project to Virginia’s coast
EPA
12/04/2024
Regulators are blocking moves to ESG stewardship: PRI
Investment Magazine
10/04/2024
Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes First-Ever National Drinking Water Standard to Protect 100M People from PFAS Pollution
EPA
10/04/2024
Australia zooms in on sovereign green debut-one month marketing period begins on Thursday ahead of a 10 year issuance
Global Capital
10/04/2024
Austria: EIB Group and Erste Bank join forces to provide additional lending to small and medium enterprises and mid-caps
EIB
09/04/2024
Massive investment is needed in sustainable infrastructure to build climate change resilience
OECD
03/04/2024
Young environmentalist helps to save the planet by charting religious landholdings
MAS
03/04/2024
Incentivizing Change: How ESG-Linked Compensation Can Advance Sustainability Initiatives
02/04/2024
Unlocking value: ESG due diligence as a catalyst for growth
29/03/2024
How technology transforms sustainable investment data complexity into an advantage
27/03/2024
“Investing in Change: Supporting Asia’s Development and Transition” – Opening Address by Mr Chia Der Jiun, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the IMAS Investment Conference 2024 on 27 March 2024
MAS
27/03/2024
Taking into account climate and nature in monetary policy and banking supervision around the world
ECB
27/03/2024
ESG By Any Other Name Would Smell Just As Bad
Forbes
26/03/2024
An introduction to responsible investment: Biodiversity for asset owners
PRI
25/03/2024
Saba capital management buys BlackRock ESG trust shares worth over $2.2m
Investing
22/03/2024
Disentangling the value of ESG scores and classification of sustainable investment products
Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance
21/03/2024
Opening Remarks by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies, and Board Member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the SGFIN Sustainability Summit on 21 March 2024
MAS
21/03/2024
Foreword by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB
ECB
20/03/2024
"Beyond the Horizon: Unlocking Value in the Future of Alternative Investments" - Opening Remarks by Ms Gillian Tan, Assistant Managing Director (Development & International) and Chief Sustainability Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Alterna
MAS
18/03/2024
Invest in the care economy to empower women and build resilient societies in Southeast Asia, says new SIGI report
OECD
07/03/2024
HKMA unveils Project Ensemble to support the development of the Hong Kong tokenisation market Copy
HKMA
06/03/2024
Commission approves €1.3 billion German State aid measure funded under Recovery and Resilience Facility to support ArcelorMittal decarbonise its steel production
European Commission
06/03/2024
Commission approves €720 million French State aid scheme to support forestry sector
European Commission
06/03/2024
Commission approves €3 billion Romanian State aid scheme to support onshore wind and solar photovoltaic installations to foster the transition to a net-zero economy
European Commission
05/03/2024
The use of credit risk weights for climate-related purposes – Bulletin article
Reserve Band of New Zealand
01/03/2024
Commission approves €350 million Portuguese State aid scheme to support investments in equipment necessary to foster the transition to a net-zero economy
European Commission
29/02/2024
Financial regulator finds wholesale data market can be improved
FCA
29/02/2024
Financial regulator finds wholesale data market can be improved
FCA
27/02/2024
Keynote Address at Climate Business Forum: Asia Pacific
HKMA
27/02/2024
Keynote Address at Climate Business Forum: Asia Pacific
HKMA
26/02/2024
2024 Investor statement on Ethical AI
World Benchmarking Alliance
26/02/2024
2024 Investor statement on Ethical AI
World Benchmarking Alliance
23/02/2024
EU finance ministers endorse ambitious strategy to build on strengths of EIB Group, focus on eight core priorities and deploy institution’s full potential
EIB
23/02/2024
Commission approves €1.3 billion German State aid measure funded under Recovery and Resilience Facility to support ArcelorMittal decarbonise its steel production
European Commission
22/02/2024
Used Heavy- Duty Vehicles and the Environment: A Global Overview of Used Heavy-Duty Vehicles: Flow, Scale and Regulation
UNEP
16/02/2024
Commission approves €4 billion German State aid scheme partially funded under Recovery and Resilience Facility to help industries decarbonise production processes
European Commission
07/02/2024
EIB President Calviño opens second EIB Group Forum and unveils Annual Investment Report
EIB
06/02/2024
EIB backs €3.2 billion for clean energy, transport and business investment
EIB
30/01/2024
United States Reaches Agreement with Guam Waterworks Authority Requiring Investment in Sewer System Infrastructure
EPA
29/01/2024
Global Gateway: EIB Global to support sustainable transport in Central Asia with co-financing of almost €1.5 billion
EIB
26/01/2024
From Dubai to Davos: Activating a New Era in Transition Finance
World Benchmarking Alliance
24/01/2024
Closing keynote by Commissioner Gentiloni at the EU Sustainable Investment Summit
European Commission
24/01/2024
Italy: Europe’s biggest solar gigafactory 3Sun secures €560 million financing from EIB and pool of Italian banks led by UniCredit and backed by SACE
European Investment Bank
23/01/2024
Driving European competitiveness, stability and climate leadership – EIB Group invests €88 billion in 2023
European Investment Bank
11/01/2024
Japan needs to rebuild fiscal space, address population ageing and reinvigorate productivity growth
OECD
11/01/2024
EIB and BPCE Lease sign €300 million financial agreement for the green transition of SMEs and mid-caps in France and Europe
EIB
08/01/2024
Cross-Agency Steering Group announces key initiatives to support Hong Kong in capitalising sustainable finance opportunities
Insurance Autority
04/01/2024
Sweden: Volvo Cars to go fully electric with EIB backing
EIB
21/12/2023
Finance for Nature in Cities
UNEP
19/12/2023
EU to invest over €65 million to scale up innovative clean tech projects
European Commission
19/12/2023
Dubai Financial Services Authority and Hong Kong Monetary Authority join efforts to accelerate sustainable finance across Middle East and Asia
HKMA
19/12/2023
ASIC issues infringement notice to Northern Trust Asset Management for greenwashing
ASIC
18/12/2023
Transition Finance Market Review
UK Gov
13/12/2023
Ofgem kickstarts conversation on future energy price controls funding to pave the way for net zero
UK Gov
12/12/2023
European Commission to issue €75 billion in long-term EU-Bonds in the first half of 2024
European Commission
10/12/2023
Chintai launches climate action tokenization initiatives with DNZ Venture Global
Yahoo Finance
09/12/2023
Joint opinion piece on ESG (July 2023)
UK Gov
07/12/2023
ESG Self Assessment Platform ESG Bay raises £135,000 in pre-seed investment via FundMyPitch
Finextra
04/12/2023
UK Launches Green Finance Strategy
AI-ICO
01/12/2023
Orange Financial To Launch Innovative Yield Farming Treasury – Stablecoin Rewards for NFT Holders
Value Walk
24/11/2023
Nissan triples investment in electric vehicle production in the UK
UK Gov
22/11/2023
Japan needs to rebuild fiscal space, address population ageing and reinvigorate productivity growth
OECD
21/11/2023
EIB and BPCE Lease sign €300 million financial agreement for the green transition of SMEs and mid-caps in France and Europe
EIB
08/11/2023
ASIC commences greenwashing case against Active Super
ASIC
05/11/2023
Businesses take baby steps towards renewables
AFR
01/11/2023
Global Bank Announces Updated Energy Policy
mondaq
01/11/2023
Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Invest in Environmental Markets Platform Xpansiv
ESGNews
30/10/2023
Final day of FII7 in Riyadh sees detailed debate on AI and trillions in investments for environment unlocked ahead of COP28 summit
Yahoo Finance
26/10/2023
€100m bond issuance "proves" World Bank's digital shift needs no new regulations
funds-europe.com
20/10/2023
How to sell fake carbon credits: ‘I probably will go to jail’
AFR
20/10/2023
Tokenisation of real-world assets is the killer app for crypto
AFR
18/10/2023
Fintech investors nowadays prioritise profitability over valuation
SBR
16/10/2023
Crypto-assets: The case for strong regulation and enforcement
ASIC
10/10/2023
Joint Statement on the Minerals Security Partnership Announce Support for Mining, Processing, and Recycling Projects
US Gov
07/10/2023
Rising ‘anti-ESG’ sentiment in US is impacting funds, HSBC says
businesstimes.com.sg
05/10/2023
ASIC and greenwashing antidotes
ASIC
03/10/2023
2 Australian pension funds pull ESG risk data from websites for review
Pionline
29/09/2023
Investor Resilience, Crypto Assets, and Sustainable Finance: World Investor Week 2023 — Investor Bulletin
SEC
28/09/2023
GMEX partners with Zilliqa to create a carbon offset platform
Asset Servicing Times
25/09/2023
Deutsche Bank Subsidiary DWS to Pay $25 Million for Anti-Money Laundering Violations and Misstatements Regarding ESG Investments
SEC
25/09/2023
Council of Financial Regulators Climate Change Activity Stocktake Paper 2023
CFR
20/09/2023
Keynote Speech at CIC Forum 2023 & Cross-Border Investment and International Industrial Cooperation Conference
HKMA
19/09/2023
Investors call on companies to rapidly adopt new nature reporting framework
RIAA
18/09/2023
Labor pushes ahead with 100 public preschools as first tranche of sites announced
NSW Government
18/09/2023
Responsible investment benchmark report Australia 2023
RIAA
18/09/2023
CSIRO launches free program targeting SME innovation in agrifood​
CSIRO
16/09/2023
$260 million to supercharge the shift to EVs in NSW
NSW Government
13/09/2023
HKEX’S CORE CLIMATE SIGNS CARBON CREDIT AGREEMENT WITH KINMING RESOURCES TO SUPPORT LOW-CARBON TRANSITION
HKEX
12/09/2023
Global annual finance flows of $7 trillion fueling climate, biodiversity, and land degradation crises
UNEP
10/09/2023
Spain and Portugal: EIB grants €150 million loan to Cepsa to foster electric mobility
EIB
05/09/2023
How to Avoid the Ethical Nightmares of Emerging Technology
Harvard Business Review
03/09/2023
TD Launches New ESG-Focused TD North American Sustainability Bond Fund
ESGNews
03/09/2023
250MW Swanbank Battery as SEQ joins Clean Energy Hub revolution
QLD government
02/09/2023
New sovereign bond framework will assess climate risk
funds-europe.com
01/09/2023
Hong Kong to Provide Tokenized Green Bonds for Institutional Investors: Reports
Investing
28/08/2023
Jacobi Spot Bitcoin ETF Gets ESG Label Amid Surging Energy Concerns
cryptonews.com
22/08/2023
Only 1.5% of funds aligned with 1.5ºC
ESG Clarity
17/08/2023
Cross-Agency Steering Group announces key initiatives to support Hong Kong in capitalising sustainable finance opportunities
Insurance Autority
15/08/2023
ESG for SMEs: what if you do nothing?
ICAEW
15/08/2023
Fintech Funding Down In EMEA In 2023 – KPMG Report
WealthBriefing
12/08/2023
Sweden: Volvo Cars to go fully electric with EIB backing
EIB
08/08/2023
Queensland halfway to achieving 2030 renewable energy target
QLD government
08/08/2023
Tech firm Finboot calls on companies to tighten ESG reporting with blockchain
Ffnews
06/08/2023
Better Energy Infrastructure And Security For Victoria
VIC government
05/08/2023
ESG, blockchain traceability startup Everledger goes bust
LedgerInsights
03/08/2023
Stevanato Group Secures €130 Million ESG-Linked Financing From BNL BNP Paribas and Cassa Depositi e Prestiti to Support Sustainable Global Growth
Benzinga
27/07/2023
Two new women’s crisis refuges to be delivered in Sydney
NSW Government
27/07/2023
Regulatory pressure fuels a boom in the ESG reporting software market
Fintech Global
27/07/2023
UK and Singapore Enhance Cooperation in Sustainable Finance and FinTech
gov.uk
26/07/2023
All the Article 8 and Article 9 VC funds in Europe
Sifted
25/07/2023
ASIC commences greenwashing case against Vanguard Investments Australia
ASIC
20/07/2023
Survey finds 98% wealth managers support 'green' nuclear energy
funds-europe.com
17/07/2023
Brazil: EIB lends €300 million to Banco Santander Brasil for small-scale solar energy investments
European Investment Bank
07/07/2023
$3 million Queensland-German collaboration to harness net zero opportunities
QLD government
07/07/2023
Hydrogen Headstart consultation process now underway
ARENA
05/07/2023
Op-ed: Is blockchain quickly becoming the solution for ESG?
CryptoSlate
03/07/2023
Crypto’s Most ESG-Friendly Project C+Charge Secures March 31st BitMart CEX Listing – Raises $2.9m and $CCHG Token is Selling Fast
cryptonews.com
30/06/2023
Renewable energy solutions firms power ahead
AFR
30/06/2023
Digital Asset Market Structure Bill Seeks to Fill US Regulatory Gaps
JDSupra
28/06/2023
BlackRock CEO blacklists ‘the word ESG’
IPE
28/06/2023
ESG education should not target secondary school students, says Regina Ip
the Standard
23/06/2023
The Green Block launches: Web3 think tank and launchpad for ESG
Consultancy-me
22/06/2023
UNDP, GLEIF and MAS to embark on Project Savannah to digitise basic ESG Credentials for MSMEs
Moneytary Authority of Signapore
13/06/2023
World's carbon budget being devoured as emissions hit all-time high – plus other nature and climate stories you need to read this week
WEForum
11/06/2023
Italy: €200 million from EIB and Intesa Sanpaolo to support public sector green transition
EIB
11/06/2023
Comment: Why investing in climate action and reporting are priorities for sustainable business
Reuters
11/06/2023
The iCI and the Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Private Equity Task Force launch the Private Markets Decarbonisation Roadmap (PMDR)
UNPRI
10/06/2023
The European sustainable debt market – do issuers benefit from an ESG pricing effect?
ESMA
10/06/2023
France: EIB invests €150 million in Valeo's first €600 million green bond issue
EIB
06/06/2023
If Crypto Wants Institutional Dollars, It Needs an ESG Game Plan: Consensus 2023 Attendees
Coindesk
04/06/2023
Preserving Deal Value in the Face of Increasing Complexity: How Non-Financial Due Diligence Is Mitigating Risk
Lexology
30/05/2023
21st Century Technologies: Blockchain in ESG Reporting
Citylife
30/05/2023
London Blockchain Conference Invites Enterprises To Take On ESG Compliance
Benzinga
24/05/2023
Helveteq launches ESG-conscious gold ETP
ETFStream
09/05/2023
UK investors' stocks sell-off accelerates, ESG 'boom ends' - Calastone
Reuters
07/05/2023
Morningstar CEO focuses on empowering investors amid ESG polarization, AI
Pionline
06/05/2023
Celebrate World Environment Day: 4 ways blockchain and ReFi are supporting a greener future
E27
04/05/2023
Citi Expands Time Deposit Solution Designed Around Sustainability and ESG
Pymnts
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