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Canadian pension fund to issue green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2018

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), which has been actively investing in renewables over the last year, now plans to issue its inaugural Green Bond, and it claims to be the first...

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Demand for green bonds set to soar in Asia

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

Private capital has a huge opportunity to help meet the region's soaring demand for "green" investment over the next decade or so, said a Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) executive...

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Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma co-launches $150-mn environment protection fund

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2018

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma and venture capitalist Shailesh Vickram Singh have joined hands to launch a $150-million environment protection-focused fund.

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World Bank extends $300 mn credit to scale up energy efficiency program

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $220 million (Rs 1,496 crore) loan and an $80 million (Rs 544 crore) guarantee for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program. The...

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Greenko backer ADIA plans more renewable energy investments

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the world’s third-biggest sovereign wealth fund, said it may invest more in renewable energy, as climate change fears prompt fund managers even in the oil-...

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Vector Green refinances two solar projects in Telangana

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2018

Vector Green Energy, a portfolio company of India Infrastructure Fund-II, managed by IDFC Alternatives, has announced it has closed financing of two solar farms in Telangana.

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Canada’s CDPQ eyes stake in CLP India

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

Canada’s second largest pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is looking to acquire a stake in CLP India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power...

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YES Bank to raise $1 b to fund solar energy projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2018

YES Bank on Wednesday said it will mobilise $1 billion till 2023 and $5 billion till 2030 towards financing solar energy projects in India.

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International Solar Alliance (ISA) signs $5 billion finance deal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) has signed letters of intent for $5 billion worth of financing and the initiation of development of nine solar projects across five countries....

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India will need at least $125 billion to fund renewables dream: government official

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

India will need at least $125 billion to fund its ambitious plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country’s grid by 2022, a top government official told Reuters,...

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