SSgA bond strategy ‘cornerstone of broader platform’

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SSgA bond strategy ‘cornerstone of broader platform’ State Street Global Advisors’ recently announced “high-quality green bond strategy” is expected to be the first part of a broader environmental fixed-income platform, its head of environmental, social and governance investing told Environmental Finance. More >>> US wind power sector soaring – AWEA …

UNEP FI Meeting Across from Occupy DC: Where Do Views Converge?

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By Rosalinda Sanquiche, Executive Director, Ethical Markets Media Washington, DC: On a sunny October 18, 2011, at the Newseum in Washington, DC, UNEP FI kicked off the “Tipping Point” Global Roundtable at a reception sponsored by Bloomberg.  A mile away, OccupyDC, sister to Occupy Wall Street, is camped at FreedomPlaza, …

Voting open in Environmental Finance market survey

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Read on for the latest stories on solar finance, the Durban climate talks, sustainable cities, Korea’s emissions caps, WeatherBill’s rebranding, socially responsible investment and more… Voting open in Environmental Finance market survey Voting has opened in the annual Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance market survey – the largest and most …

ASRIA: Join Global Leaders on Sustainable Finance Sep 28-29, Hong Kong

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Register here World-class Speakers on SRI Video FTV & Cleanbiz Features Stuart Leckie, HKRSA & more Sustainable Finance in Asia Awards VOTE & SAVE US$100 – Most Progressive Asset Owner Fabulous Gala Dinner Prizes include Four Seasons Resort Maldives 4 nights package and Garuda return tickets and resort stays Bali. …

Supply glut, policy uncertainty casts shadow over solar

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The global solar manufacturing sector has been under tremendous pressure from a supply glut and policy challenges that led to a string of disappointing earnings reports and bankruptcies, with further consolidation possible in the second half. More >>> Click for more headlines from Environmental Finance Newsletter

Norwegian pension fund more than triples investment in green assets

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A publication from Fund Balance Environmental Finance: 22 March 2011 Norway?s Government Pension Fund Global has more than tripled its green-themed assets under management to NOK25.7 billion ($4.6 billion) in one year. Last year, Norges Bank Investment Fund (NBIM), which manages the pension fund, awarded six mandates with a focus …

Australia targets carbon price by next July

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A publication of Environmental Finance Environmental Bonds 2011 15% discount for Online News subscribers This first-of-its-kind one day event takes place in just two weeks time. Places are limited and filling rapidly – Register Now to secure yours. To claim your 15% discount, quote EB11/EWN/15 at the checkout. Australia targets …

Chevron investors shrug off $8.6bn pollution fine

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Newsletter from Environmental Finance News Forestry/REDD+ webinar series A reminder that the first of four forest carbon and REDD+ webinars is next Thursday 24 February. Click here for details. ——————————————————————————– ——————————————————————————– Republicans to block Obama’s green spending plan? Renewable energy and energy efficiency were major winners in President Barack Obama’s …

Gulf spill has ‘far reaching’ impact on oil company credit – S&P

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Summer renewals offer All Environmental Finance subscribers are invited to renew their subscription at 10% discount until 10 September – look out for details with the July/August issue, which you’ll receive any day now (if you haven’t already).. Gulf spill has ‘far reaching’ impact on oil company credit – S&P …