Bunge deal sees Climate Change Capital investors hit

Bunge deal sees Climate Change Capital investors hit
Agribusiness group Bunge is to buy environmental asset manager Climate Change Capital in a move that will see CCC?s backers take a hit on their investment. More >>>

Danish companies invest in Dong offshore wind farm
Danish toy maker Lego and hearing aid manufacturer Oticon have bought 50% of a Dong Energy wind project for 4.7 billion Danish kroner ($840 million). More >>>

The integration game
MSCI’s head of ESG Remy Briand tells Mark Nicholls how the investment giant promises to take ESG integration to the next level.

No role for PRI in policing ESG implementation ? Gifford
The Principles for Responsible investment secretariat has no role in policing how its signatories address environmental, social and governance issues, its executive director has said. More >>>

Voting open in the Environmental Finance Voluntary Carbon Market Survey
Environmental Finance is conducting its annual survey of the voluntary carbon markets, polling its readers on the leading project developers, traders, brokers, advisors, verifiers and other service providers active in these markets. More >>>

Carbon market to grow in size, slump in value in 2012
The global trade in carbon credits will be worth ?61 billion ($81 billion) this year, a fall of 36% compared with 2011, according to forecasts by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon. More >>>

Project Amp loan approval designed to prop up Solyndra
The US Department of Energy may have approved a $1.4 billion partial loan guarantee for a rooftop solar project last year to help prop up now bankrupt solar panel manufacturer Solyndra, according to Republicans. More >>>

Council backs aviation and maritime carbon pricing
EU economic and finance ministers have reiterated their call for the global aviation and maritime transportation sectors to pay for their carbon emissions to raise climate finance. More >>>

Oil and water
Relatively few energy companies responded to the CDP Water Disclosure ? but those that did reported high levels of exposure to water issues. Deloitte?s Will Sarni considers the implications

DOE ends clean-tech financing, regardless of Solyndra
The US Department of Energy’s days as a financier of clean technologies are over thanks to the Solyndra backlash, but budget cuts would have prevented the department from functioning in that role anyway, according to NRG Energy’s chief executive. More >>>

Canadian Solar could shift production if US tariffs imposed
Canadian Solar could supply the US market from its domestic facilities if US regulators impose tariffs on its Chinese manufacturing operations, according to a top official at the company, one of the world?s largest solar module makers. More >>>