MWEZI: Solar solutions for Africa from Africa

    Paul Clements-Hunt Founder at The Blended Capital Group             Dear Friends of The Blended Capital Group, TBCG ( www.blendedcapital.com ) is taking a minority stake in a new UK start up company, MWEZI, that is driving efforts to create a solar lamp solution for Africa …

IPCM Targets Rich/Super Rich in BRICS and Brings Former UN Finance Chief on as Global Advisor

Inflection Point Capital Management, the specialist London and Toronto-based asset manager, is taking its forward-looking approach to “strategically aware investment” into new markets. IPCM Founder, Dr Matthew Kiernan will introduce the IPCM strategy to the new generation of high and ultra high net worth BRIC entrepreneurs who are busy reinventing …

Climate Bonds: Windreich BBB+ wind energy bond / Local Govt PF makes climate bonds allocation / Diary alert 3 July: Peggy Liu on China energy / Clements-Hunt+Damerow join CB Adv Panel

 > German wind company Windreich has placed another €5m of 5 year bonds, taking their issuance to €75m in total. The bond has an investment grade BBB+ rating – wind energy bond ratings are improving all the time! Interest rate is 6.5%. http://goo.gl/KcU5g >  $6bn Australian pension fund ‘Local Government Super‘ has announced it …

Tough battle ahead on EU energy efficiency law

Tough battle ahead on EU energy efficiency law Legislation to improve energy efficiency in the EU is facing a long, tough battle, with observers describing the draft law as bloated, ?a mess? and unlikely to pass. More >>> Carbon market value to slump in 2012 ? BNEF The value of …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Paul Clements-Hunt

A publication from Emerging Markets ESP Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI.” The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience. The goals of Five Questions about SRI …