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Climate Bonds Initiative, UNEP-FI launch European Green Securities Steering Committee

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2017  |  NEWS
... range between 2.6 and 4.5% of GDP, with EUR 200 billion of annual investment needed to finance clean energy and energy efficiency investments.

Sustainable Melbourne Fund, Victorian government to spread word on EUAs to SMEs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUN 2017  |  NEWS
... considered less risky. Additionally, the structure of the EUA overcomes the "split incentive" where tenant enjoy energy efficiency savings whilst the building owner pays the charges associated with the upgrade. Currently, 14 councils in Victoria offer ...

CEFC allocates $80 million to Bodangora wind farm

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 APR 2017  |  NEWS
... projects gain strength." Separately, the CEFC has also announced that it has financed more than 1,000 specialist energy efficiency projects undertaken by a broad range of small businesses, exceeding $150 million in CEFC investment. CEFC's specialist ...

CEFC appoints Ian Learmonth as new chief executive officer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAR 2017  |  NEWS
... London. Learmonth sees clear correlations between social impact investing and investing in the renewable energy/energy efficiency sphere, as both have an element of measuring impacts beyond financial return - be they social or environmental. "At its ...

CEFC makes two investments totalling $230 million

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAR 2017  |  NEWS
... (NatHERS) rating. "The CEFC's finance creates an opportunity for SGCH to build sustainably for the future, with energy efficiency and livability benefits designed into the homes before construction," said Victoria Adams, CEFC community and affordable ...

Clean Energy Finance Corporation holds Clean Energy Innovators Demo Day

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAR 2017  |  NEWS
... rooftop solar generation, and localised demand response, grid control and battery storage solutions, as well as energy efficiency. Separately, Jillian Broadbent, CEFC chair, spoke to the intention of the CEFC and the Innovation Fund. "Identifying and ...

University of Melbourne launches Sustainability Plan 2017-2020

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 JAN 2017  |  NEWS
... the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) under a deal signed last year. The money can be used to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives. The University is also working with the City of Melbourne on projects, Tait said. "We have ...

CEFC to invest $110m in Investa Office Management portfolio

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 DEC 2016  |  NEWS
... invest AU$110 million in Investa Office Management, as part of a wider co-operation agreement to further develop energy efficiency in commercial property. L-R - Jason Leong, Fund Manager, ICPF, Rory Loneragn, CEFC and Nina James, Investa The CEFC's investment ...

Impax Asset Management analyses environmental impact of portfolio

PIA LEFEVRE  |  FRIDAY, 23 SEP 2016  |  NEWS
... investors should therefore tilt their investments from fossil fuel stocks to stocks in companies focusing in energy efficiency markets. "The scenario that we are analysing is that a carbon price or carbon tax is implemented in the global economy, the ...

Investors have "no place to hide" from climate change impacts: BlackRock

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 SEP 2016  |  NEWS
... are undermining existing business models; regulatory efforts focused on curbing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency; increasingly frequent extreme weather events, and social pressures for greater climate awareness in corporate operations ...