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Rest awards private equity mandate to TowerBrook Capital

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... are expected to generate strong long-term returns and contribute to at least one of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The fund will target opportunities in North America and Western Europe in sectors like green industry, clean energy ...

Preqin offers ESG benchmark for alternatives

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... impact funds, climate funds, and compliance with Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and Sharia Law. The yardstick allows investors to assess funds and fund managers as part of their sustainability strategy ...

DEI winner takes home top prize

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... towards sustainable development." Judges noted the group's "tangible impacts" and alignment with Sustainable Development Goals. Other winners included the Reconnect Project, a social enterprise which provides refurbished digital devices to people in ...

MLC Life hires from U Ethical

ELIZABETH FRY  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... three-year stint. While at the investment house, she led the integration of ESG data and the UN Sustainable Development Goals into the investment process and managed the firm's active stewardship activities with portfolio companies, key stakeholders ...

Upward trends continue despite ESG backlash

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... methodologies. Asset managers are converging towards standardized and common frameworks, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a benchmark. In Asia, regulation is also moving fast towards sustainable finance, with local specificities in each ...

Hazardous chemicals a key challenge for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... and production processes should minimise harm. This approach is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. "Regulatory headwinds are on the horizon related to PFAS, particularly in the EU and the US where restrictions are set to tighten. ...

Forestry fund falls short of target

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... conservation nature-based solutions investments in Southeast Asia. It will enable investment in UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) -aligned impact activities focused on climate action, community engagement and livelihoods. Geoffrey Seeto, head ...

A rising tide for blue bond investment: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... manager also cites the UN, showing that an estimated US$ 5-7 trillion is needed each year to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Blue bonds could help accelerate the growth of the sustainable bond market and direct capital to close this gap. ...

World Bank breaks record with US$5b sustainable development bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... extreme poverty and promote prosperity, with funds raised by the bond to be used towards furthering Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve positive social and environmental impact in member countries. Issued under the International Bank for ...

Finance realignment urged as nature-positive trails 30:1

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Andersen, executive director of UNEP, pointed to the key role of Indigenous Peoples in addressing sustainable development goals. "Nature-based solutions are dramatically underfunded. Annual nature-negative investments are over 30 times larger than financing ...
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