This climate moment

Taking Care of Business by Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor I’m writing this en route to Washington, D.C., to speak this week at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting. My charge: Headline a breakfast hosted by the Indian technology giant Tech Mahindra to talk about the intersection …

Samsung consortium buys solar portfolio from BlackRock; JP Morgan’s $32.4bn core fund invests in another vehicle

Patrizia adds Palazzo Montedoria building to Italian portfolio  La Française buys QuartierWEST retail park in German  PGIM Real Estate pan-European fund adds Paris office asset  JP Morgan’s $32.4bn core fund invests in another vehicle  Samsung Securities makes first foray into France’s renewable market  Healthcare infrastructure to get $200bn investment over …

Sustainable Finance News from the Grantham Research Institute, LSE

December 2018 This month’s update features a call for investors to join the growing community practising responsible investment to achieve a ‘just transition’. We also feature our new Just Transition investor guide, an assessment of climate action by high-carbon corporations and a report on sustainable growth in the UK. Finally, …

CSR Asia Weekly: Shenzhen as China’s Pioneer “Sponge City”: Dialogue with The Nature Conservancy / Asia’s appetite for sustainable finance – green bond growth in emerging markets and need for capacity building

Shenzhen as China’s Pioneer “Sponge City”: Dialogue with The Nature Conservancy Climate proofing cities against rising sea levels and flooding is becoming increasingly important as climate change worsens. Achieving this would require proactive sustainable….Read more Asia’s appetite for sustainable finance – green bond growth in emerging markets and need for …

CSR Asia Weekly: Business alignment with SDGs in 2019: Will we see an increase in the quality of corporate reporting? / Global Greenhouse Emissions: Where we are, and where we need to be

Business alignment with SDGs in 2019: Will we see an increase in the quality of corporate reporting? The approaching year end marks the first three years of implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which officially came into force in January….Read more Global Greenhouse Emissions: Where we are, and …

ShareAction press release: Investors sharpen their focus on pay inequality

  Investors sharpen their focus on the real Living Wage in the UK   Leading UK companies are today facing renewed calls from a group of large institutional investors over low wages.   In an effort coordinated by ShareAction, 15 investors with assets totalling over £180 billion including NEST, Strathclyde Pension Fund and Candriam Investors Group are writing to FTSE …

ENB+ Side Events Coverage at the Katowice Climate Change Conference – Issue#5

ENB+ Coverage of Selected Side Events at the Katowice Climate Change Conference – December 2018 Monday, 10 December 2018 Events covered on Sunday, 9 December 2018 Visit our IISD/ENB+ Side Events Coverage for Sunday, 9 December 2018 at: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop24/side-events/9dec.html Sustainable Innovation Forum 2018: Panel Session on Sustainable Mobility Presented by …