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IFM tracks infrastructure carbon footprint as investors ‘demand’ action

The Melbourne-based fund manager claims to be ‘one of the first’ unlisted asset managers to publish emissions data for its assets and will set targets across its portfolio this year.
Wind power

Nordic renewables platform one of last deals from Ardian Fund IV

Similar in strategy to US platform Sky Renewables, the €300m investment aims to build a portfolio focused on wind, solar, hydro and biomass.

JPMorgan strengthens focus on sustainable investing with new hire

Jennifer Wu, who joins from BlackRock as the new head of sustainable investing at the bank’s asset management business, will also oversee the Sustainable Investment Leadership Team.

JPMorgan: ‘ESG has become the dominant trend’ in infra

Anton Pil, managing partner, JPMorgan Global Alternatives, argues ESG is an integral part of the value proposition and ‘fundamental to the bottom line’.
ABC of impact

VIDEO: The A-Z of impact investing

The breadth of impact investing was on show at the recent GIIN Investor Forum in Paris.
Cannes, France - July 3, 2017: A view of the Vieux Port, the Old Port of Cannes, and Le Suquet district, the old town, in the background

StepStone Europe head: responsible investment is ‘challenge of the future’

The next generation of investors are increasingly interested in how returns are made, rather than just how big they are, partner David Jeffrey tells the IPEM conference in Cannes.

Infrastructure debt has ESG in its sights

Vehicles operating in the space are increasingly targeting sustainable projects due to LP demand and goals set by the United Nations.

NN IP targets €200m with maiden infra debt fund launch

The vehicle has a €500m hard-cap and has been launched as a ‘sustainable’ fund where ‘some clear investment choices will be made’.

Can Earth be saved in the span of a closed-ended fund?

For infrastructure investors to help avoid the worst of climate change, sustainability has to quickly move from buzzword to the mainstream of investing.
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