Home ESG

ESG

The leaders of some of the most prominent firms have spoken out about discrimination.
The solar manager has recently launched a new private UK solar fund, while it continues to fundraise for its international fund NextPower III.
The UK’s City of Westminster pension fund wants to add one, separate to its existing infra allocation. Here’s why others might consider it too.
Infrastructure assets are ‘particularly susceptible’ to community distrust and social licence should be considered at all stages of a project to combat this, says a report by think-tank Infrastructure Partnerships Australia.
In infrastructure, renewables was the top sub-sector attracting LP interest, followed by telecoms and digital infra.
Solar power
China will account for 42 percent of new capacity, driven by a surge in solar power projects, but Western Europe will be the ‘regional outperformer’ in terms of utilisation, Fitch Solutions says.
In the third and final part of our Deep Dive, we find energy efficiency – key to the energy transition – remains the 'forgotten fuel' and that most managers and investors prefer engagement over divestment.
In the second part of our Deep Dive, we find it will be critical for those investing in infra - directly or indirectly - to adopt measures both at the portfolio and firm level to reduce emissions.
We asked industry leaders questions from how they are reducing their carbon footprint to whether they are divesting from fossil fuels. With some notable exceptions, disclosure was hard to come by, suggesting there is a lot of work to be done.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority did not respond to our questions directly but provided background information instead.
ii
ii

Copyright PEI Media

Not for publication, email or dissemination