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  • AMIT BOURI: WORLD INVESTORS MUST HELP MEET DEVELOPMENT GOALS

    Amit Bouri, the CEO of the Global Impact Investing Network (the GIIN), is calling on the world’s investors to dedicate more of their capital to impact investments, in an op-ed in Institutional Investor. He argues that more investors need to join in the struggle if......

  • 2015 SEES 25% FALL IN FOSSIL INVESTMENTS

    Experts at the International Energy Agency (IEA) say investments in fossil fuels such as oil and gas fell by 25%  in 2015, Climate Change News reports this week. The decline in investments are partly due to lower oil prices, while improved efficiency and lower capital costs......

  • RENEWABLE POWER THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE

    Blue & Green tomorrow has an article this week on the report by the Carbon Tracker Initiative, which finds that renewable power generation costs are now lower on average globally than fossil fuels and clean energy plants. Renewable power is on course to become even more......

  • TOP FUNDS ACCUSED OF GREEN-WASHING

    Climate Change News has an article this week on the failure of some of the world’s leading funds to live up to their responsible investment rhetoric. The Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) has revealed that some of ExxonMobil’s biggest investors are blocking action by the......

  • FINANCIAL TIMES’ GUIDE TO IMPACT INVESTING

    For someone seeking a crash course in impact investing, as well readers more familiar with the topic, the Financial Time’s Guide To Impact Investing is an interesting read. The guide, published this week, covers the origins and development of impact investment in the US and......

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