Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy Saint Augustine, FL, September 1, 2014 ~ The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007. This confirms the green economy is …

BRICS to launch World Bank and IMF rivals

With thanks to  our Advisory Board member,  author/economist,Frank Bracho, Venezuela ‘s former ambassador to  India ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Americas BRICS to launch World Bank and IMF rivals Russia and Brazil throw weight behind proposal to rival Western-run institutions, a day before summit in Fortaleza. Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 …

[Climate Bonds] Canada’s first corporate green bond: TD Bank’s 3yr AA- CAD500m (USD454m) bond was 1.5 x oversubscribed. Our take: underlying structure & intent solid but better upfront disclosure needed + third party review.

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Canada’s first corporate green bond: TD Bank’s 3yr AA- CAD500m (USD454m) bond was 1.5 x oversubscribed. Our take: underlying structure & intent solid but better upfront disclosure needed + third party review.‘ A beautifully sunny day in Toronto today; the local weather’s looking …

Leaders of MIGA, Total, BIS, City of Pretoria speaking at the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit

Highlights of the 4th Global Infrastructure Basel Summit   Highlights of the upcoming 4th Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit Selection of Confirmed Speakers Jamie Caruana, General Manager and CEO, Bank for International Settlements Executive Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, Tshwane, South Africa Ambassador Michael Gerber, Special Representative for Global Sustainable Development, Swiss …

CSRwire Talkback: Renewable Energy: Profiting from Fossil Fuels’ Woes

By Rosalinda Sanquiche, co-author, Green Transition Scoreboard® Report Over $2 trillion has been privately invested globally since 2007 inrenewable energy, the highest sector monitored by the Green Transition Scoreboard®. While reduced cost and greater efficiencies are a large part of the story, renewable energy is benefiting also from changing attitudes toward …

Good News for Alternative Energy Investors

Have electric cars lost their spark? Has the sun set on solar? It’s not easy being green. By the look of so many hyperbolic and overused mainstream media headlines these days, you’d likely come to the conclusion that the days of alternative energy integration are over. Quite frankly, nothing could …

Investor Alert: GVK’s US$10 billion Australian coal project uneconomic, an unacceptable risk

Investor Alert: GVK’s US$10 billion Australian coal project uneconomic, an unacceptable risk Finanial analysis of GVK Alpha Coal Project in Queensland’s Galilee Basin concludes “probability of success remote”, “no investor should take part”.  Press Release Sydney, 19 June 2013 A new report released today by US-based Institute for Energy Economics …

Newnet: Turning Basin Capital Partners launches as energy-focused PE firm

20 June 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Turning Basin Capital Partners launches as energy-focused PE firm PREMIUM Mainstream gets onshore planning consent for 450MW Scottish wind farm Ascent Solar raises $6m from Asian investor Kyocera to supply 30MW of solar across Japan’s agricultural sector CPFL buys Martifer’s Brazilian wind …

New Net: PensionDanmark to invest $200m in Cape Wind

19 June 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet PensionDanmark to invest $200m in Cape Wind PREMIUM BT aims to slash end-to-end emissions by three times PREMIUM Denham seeds Endeavor Energy with $100m to develop African power projects View, formerly Soladigm, raises further $62m with Corning as lead investor Optimum Energy to scout …

Bank Track: New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet: Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required

New Equator Principles to have deeply underwhelming impact on people and planet; Commitments on community safeguards and climate change far below what is required Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 4 2013 Press Release The long awaited new, third version of the Equator Principles (EPIII) (1) will have a deeply underwhelmingimpact on safeguarding the rights …