[Blog] MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last!

  MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last! Münchener Hypothekenbank eG has just issued an “ESG-labelled” covered bond (or Pfandbriefe, as covered bonds are called in Germany) for refinancing of housing cooperatives. Oekom …

Earth Policy Institute: Moving Up the Food Chain

Moving Up the Food Chain  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch3 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 25, 2013 For most of the time that human beings have walked the earth, we lived as hunter-gatherers. The share of the human diet that came from hunting versus gathering varied with geographic …

Earth Policy Institute: Moving Up the Food Chain

  Moving Up the Food Chain  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch3 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 25, 2013 For most of the time that human beings have walked the earth, we lived as hunter-gatherers. The share of the human diet that came from hunting versus gathering varied with …

Earth Policy Release – China and the Soybean Challenge

  China and the Soybean Challenge  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch9 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, empty plates November 6, 2013 Some 3,000 years ago, farmers in eastern china domesticated the soybean. In 1765, the first soybeans arrived in North America, but they did not soon catch on as a crop. …

NewNet: Samsung C&T slashes Ontario renewables spend by $2bn

24 June 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Samsung C&T slashes Ontario renewables spend by $2bn Consumers Energy signs major wind turbine deal with GE Vestas sells off non-core asset wind farms for €127m RusHydro, Alstom extend hydroelectric partnership The Switch triples order backlog SJF Ventures invests in sustainable …

Five Questions about ESG Sovereign Debt Rating – Special Interview with Pascale Sagnier, Head of ESG Thematic Research, AXA Investment Managers, Paris, France – May 6, 2013

By Geoffrey on May 6, 2013 On the first Monday of each month Emerging Markets ESG publishes a special interview with an academic, expert or practitioner about a specific topic with relevance to environmental, social and/or governance (ESG) issues. This month’s interview, the 14th interview in the special interview series, is about ESG Sovereign Debt …

Deal round-up: Asset sell off intensifies as investor appetite wanes PREMIUM

NewNet Daily Newsletter 22 October 2012 Vestas, Marwind & RWE to lay out future plans in wind sector at London environmental investor event next month Deal News Deal round-up: Asset sell off intensifies as investor appetite wanes PREMIUM Unconventional gas explorer Dart Energy to carry out London IPO LDK to …