Archive for June, 2010
The Tesla IPO: Gentlemen, Start Your Electric Motors (Updated 8:15AM PST) Will institutional investors back a lossy luxury car vendor? Even one that “will kick the ass of any Ferrari except the Enzo”? Gulf Shrimp Oil-Tainted? Grow Them in the Pacific BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will impact the shrimp sector, but an alternative [...]
IFC and GRI launch Good Practice Note to help companies achieve greater business value through sustainability reporting Washington, D.C., June 24, 2010—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced the launch of a joint publication that aims to make it easier and more profitable for companies [...]
28 June 2010 DEALS NEWS... Lithium-ion battery developer Boston-Power secures $60m in Series E funding Flat Water gets tri-party deal for Nebraska wind farm Private equity investor Origo Partners takes stake in plastic recycler Jinan Eco-Energy Technology IFC partners with NDB Bank to aid financing of Sri Lankan renewable energy [...]
June 29th, 2010 RI News Alert: › ESG USA conference report: “To BP or not to BP?” › What have asset managers learnt from the BP disaster? ESG Headlines from IPE.com: › G20 leaders should strengthen shareholder rights › AP2 study shows decline in number of female executives › Danish pension funds take on Spain over solar [...]
Climate Bonds has posted a new item, 'UK Green Investment Bank Commission report released today' Commissioned by the UK Conservative Party, the report outlines the need and proposed risk mitigation role of a new Green Investment Bank, and how it would raise and invest funds. It includes an explanation of how Green Bonds could be used to fund [...]
+====================================================================+ | WIGLEY REPORT URGES GOVERNMENT TO FAST-TRACK GREEN INVESTMENT BANK | | ------------------------------------------------------------------ | | Financiers recommend rapid cull of green quangos to help fund | | new investment bank [...]
June 29th, 2010 RI News Flash: › UK green bonds proposal targets pension funds Click here to read the newsletter.
FUTURIST UPDATE News & Previews from the World Future Society July 2010 (Vol. 11, No. 7) Read online: www.wfs.org/futuristupdate.htm Pass this newsletter along! FUTURIST UPDATE may be freely shared if forwarded in its entirety. In This Issue: * Supercenentarians: Why 110 Is the New 100 * Synthetic Antibodies Fight Bee Stings * [...]
June 29th, 2010 ESG USA 2010 Conference Brochure & Presentations More than 150 delegates attended ESG USA 2010 on Wednesday 23 June in New York . The conference brochure and speaker presentations are available to download here. Click here to read the newsletter.
Hydro Headlines Marine hydro firm Aquamarine Power secures additional funding EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Wave energy hydro developer Aquamarine Power raises an additional 6 million pounds (US8.9 million) of funding. This follows the recent unveiling of the design of its Oyster 2 device, which will be built in Scotland later this year. For more [...]