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Hastings’ Johnston joins Lighthouse Infrastructure

The infrastructure veteran joins as managing director responsible for new funds and deal origination, as Lighthouse nears a first close for its $100m solar fund.

Mirova almost doubles target as it closes renewables fund

The French fund manager has raised €350m for its third renewables vehicle as it eyes a 50/50 investment split between France and Europe.

Resonance raises $300m for industrial water fund

Six institutional investors are backing the fund’s third close as it targets water treatment plants co-located with industrial users across the globe.

Google signs PPAs with BlackRock, Ardian wind farms

The US tech giant will purchase the entire power output from two future wind farms, one of which will be Norway’s largest onshore project.

Your electricity – sold by Apple, in California

The tech giant has formed a subsidiary to sell excess power from its renewable facilities.

UN PRI works on 10-year plan

Signatories attending the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) meeting in Paris last week co-hosted by Ardian discussed issues including member accountability and diversity.

IFM appoints ESG investment director

The Melbourne-based firm has hired Chris Newton from Australia Post to spearhead its responsible investment strategy.

Exclusive: Mirova nears close on renewables, infra funds

The Natixis subsidiary expects to collect about €1bn for the two vehicles combined.

Eight join Bank of America for $8bn clean energy pledge

AllianceBernstein, Babson Capital Management, MassMutual and the EIB are some of the institutions joining Bank of America.

New SASB standards could fit private sector

Two Michael Bloomberg-associated groups are advocating for climate aware financial reporting.

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