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Aquila Capital is to offset CO2 emissions of all residential developments until 2025

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 10:42

Aquila Capital has mandated KlimaInvest, a Hamburg-based energy and climate protection agency, to offset all CO2 emissions related to its residential developments.  »

Arne Bolch, GSK Luxembourg

Disclosure requirements for sustainable investments

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:20

By Arne Bolch, GSK Luxembourg – The 2016 Paris agreement on climate change as well as the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals may until recently not have been high on the agenda of asset management professionals. This may be about to change.  »

BlackRock Real Assets 2018 GRESB results confirm commitment to sustainable investing

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 20:42

BlackRock Real Assets has been recognised as a leader in sustainable investing by GRESB – the largest global sustainability benchmark for real estate and infrastructure investments covering over USD3.6 trillion of assets worldwide.   »

Bil Prew, INDOS Financial

Independent depositary firm INDOS Financial creates ESG service

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 10:46

Independent depositary firm INDOS Financial is now offering a new ESG oversight service, which will be led by Matthew Queree, the company’s newly-appointed Head of ESG Oversight. »

Aberdeen Standard bags 26 GRESB Green Stars

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 10:48

Global asset manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has been awarded 26 ‘Green Stars’ for reaching significant environmental targets in the buildings it owns. »

Todd Lemmons, Veridium Foundation

Veridium offers carbon offsets

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:56

A brand-new social impact offset token has come out of a 25-year history of creating sustainable solutions for corporations, explains Todd Lemons (pictured), chairman of the Veridium Foundation. »

Andy Sloan, Guernsey Finance

The green ‘emerging global contender’

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 13:00

By Dr Andy Sloan (pictured), Guernsey Finance – Guernsey has been identified as an ‘emerging global contender’ in green finance. In a climate currently led by the global commitments made at the United Nations COP 21 conference in 2015, Guernsey has identified green issues as a key strategic objective. »

Savills IM shows ESG credentials by joining GRESB

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:11

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has underlined its continuing commitment to measuring and improving the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of its investment portfolios by becoming a member of the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). »

Picture of the flag of Guernsey

Guernsey to launch green investment fund product

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 19:15

Guernsey is set to launch what it says will be the world’s first regulated green investment fund product following the publication of a set of draft rules by the island’s financial services regulator, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. »

M&G Real Estate aiming for 25 per cent reduction in energy intensity by 2025

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 16:34

Having achieved a 15 per cent reduction in energy intensity since 2012/13 and a 20 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over the same period, M&G Real Estate is aiming to reach a 25 per cent reduction in each by 2025. »

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