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Norway’s sovereign fund shouldn’t stop at unlisted renewables

Taking its motives at face value, there is no obvious reason for the Government Pension Fund Global not to invest across the wider infra universe.

Will investors heed former World Bank chief’s advice?

Meridiam’s second closing of its Africa infrastructure fund shows both the opportunities provided by the continent and investors’ continued perceptions of it.

Danish pensions told to ‘jump’, just not ‘how high’

No one disputes the regulator’s role in ensuring Denmark’s pension funds invest responsibly. But the lack of clarity over specific requirements isn’t helping anyone.

Three days in five takeaways

As we enter the final day of our Global Summit, read about the highlights from the event so far.

My top five for Berlin

It’s Global Summit time again, as more than 2,000 attendees get ready to descend on the Hilton Berlin.

Death of a soft topic

ESG has erupted into the mainstream of infrastructure investing with the ‘S’ sharply elbowing its way to centre stage.
Aerial View of City Network of Beijing Skyline

What the Belt and Road can learn from the AIIB

As criticism against the initiative grows around the globe, the Beijing-based multilateral offers clues on how to move forward.

Are investors unrealistic when it comes to renewables?

New research suggests allocations to the sector are set to double over the next five years. But nostalgia seems to be driving what investors want and obscuring what they can get.

Is Taiwan’s offshore opportunity gone with the wind?

An unexpected cut in government subsidies threw the island’s offshore wind market into disarray. Now, Taipei is trying to convince worried renewables investors to stay.

The rise of the activist pensioner

First Super CEO Bill Watson worries it’s only a matter of time before his superannuates realise they own some of the assets providing them a poor service. He’s right to do so.
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