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Investor Statement re: Green Bonds & Climate Bonds

UN CLIMATE SUMMIT 23 SEPTEMBER 2014 We, the undersigned signatories to this statement, represent asset owners, investment managers and individual funds managing a combined Two Trillion Dollars of assets. We are substantial investors in the $100 trillion  global bond market. We understand: That climate change poses a significant risk to [...]

Shareholder Successes: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments on Climate Action

Shareholder Successes: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments on Climate Action

Ceres Newsletter September 2014 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions News Story: Only $1 Trillion: Annual Investment [...]

[Climate Bonds] Canada’s first corporate green bond: TD Bank’s 3yr AA- CAD500m (USD454m) bond was 1.5 x oversubscribed. Our take: underlying structure & intent solid but better upfront disclosure needed + third party review.

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, 'Canada’s first corporate green bond: TD Bank’s 3yr AA- CAD500m (USD454m) bond was 1.5 x oversubscribed. Our take: underlying structure & intent solid but better upfront disclosure needed + third party review.' A beautifully sunny day in Toronto today; the local weather’s looking good for green bonds [...]

Green Buzz: Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

Green Buzz:  Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

  Money Matters Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses? By Heather Clancy Upgrading aging water infrastructure is costly, but advanced technology can help utilities detect leaks or unbilled water usage faster. ...Read [...]

NewNet Daily Newsletter: E.ON joins Kleiner, Wellington in backing Orcan Energy

NewNet Daily Newsletter: E.ON joins Kleiner, Wellington in backing Orcan Energy

NewNet Daily Newsletter 21 May 2013 New Energy World Network provides global coverage on the biggest green deals – become a premium subscriber today. Deal News E.ON joins Kleiner, Wellington in backing Orcan Energy GE Capital to pay $6.5bn dividend to parent Eos Energy secures strategic investors [...]

Ensuring Access to Water for Agriculture Vital for Sustainable Future – UN

ENSURING ACCESS TO WATER FOR AGRICULTURE VITAL FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE – UN New York, Mar 22 2012 10:05AM Ensuring universal access to water and using it wisely in agriculture is essential to end famine, drought and political instability, United Nations officials stressed today, adding that countries must strive to provide this vital source [...]

Aviva SRI cull ‘part of wider fund management trend’

Aviva SRI cull ‘part of wider fund management trend’ The announcement yesterday by insurer Aviva that it is to close its sustainable and responsible investment equities desk is part of a wider realignment of the fund management industry, and does not reflect on the health of the SRI market, according to the head of UKSIF. More [...]

New Science Paper: The Climate Change-Water-Infrastructure Nexus

A group of researchers with Conservation International and WWF have co-authored a paper in PLoS Biology focusing on the water-related threats and opportunities presented by climate change to the development and conservation communities. The authors suggest that the climate change impacts on long-lived water infrastructure for energy production, [...]

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