|Neuberger Berman has announced the final close of a private equity impact fund that raised $280 million from investors, including Australian superannuation funds.|
|Private equity and venture capital are increasingly seen as asset classes where social and environmental impacts as well as financial return can be scaled up, according to a panel of fund managers.|
|It is possible to generate positive real world social and environmental outcomes through investment in a variety of asset classes while also generating financial returns, according to an expert panel at the Responsible Investment Association Australasia ...|
|Retail investor demand for ESG products across the spectrum is intensifying, but advisers are still working to incorporate questions to figure out their clients' appetite for products in the ethical space.|
|National Australia Bank has taken part in the first syndicated Sustainability Linked Loan to a UK-based not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people.|
|A firm founded by ex-managers from Goldman Sachs and Bankers Trust are launching a $150 million impact fund to invest in small and medium-sized Australian businesses.|
|When asked about 'impact', the first reaction of many investors is to point to private markets. We argue that, if we are indeed to achieve the massive social and environmental objectives that are needed, we must enlist the public markets, specifically ...|
|Note: This piece was contributed by Warwick Peel of IdeaScale and Gordon Noble of GNBK, and solely reflect the writers' opinions.|
|Beckon Capital is developing a fund to invest in small and medium-sized businesses that provide financial return and demonstrable social and environmental impact.|
|Interest in impact investing is quickly increasing, and strategies are growing across multiple asset classes, including equities.|
Climate change, diversity, and systemic inequality topped the engagement list for T. Rowe Price, with the global fund manager pressing for improved disclosure from corporations and asset managers on ESG issues.
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference was timed with an announcement from the federal government that new offshore petroleum exploration acreage has been released.
TRUE Infrastructure Management has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
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