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Green bonds sow a long-term investment possibility(P&I)

There is an oft-overlooked mechanism to create investment opportunities for projects that will green our global economy and yield safe, long-term returns. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 4. Asset management & Pension

Marine radiation monitoring blocked by Japanese government (Greenpeace)

Marine radiation monitoring blocked by Japanese government (Greenpeace)

Blogpost by Ike Teuling – April 28, 2011: Since the start of the Fukushima disaster I have been following the worrying developments from a safe distance in Amsterdam, but suddenly, I am on rocking ship getting closer to the disaster area every day. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Legal Perspective: Green Finance Investment & Environment Protection (Sudan Vision Daily)

By: Dr. AdbelGadir Warsama Ghalib: Our culture, nowadays, is vastly changing to embrace a new sense of care towards the environment. Most people now look for and support environment conservation & betterment. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 4. Asset management & Pension

E.ON’s Teyssen Says Germany to Miss CO2 Targets on Nuclear Exit(Bloomberg)

Germany will “definitely” miss its carbon-dioxide reduction targets if it decides to exit nuclear power earlier than planned, Johannes Teyssen, chief executive officer of utility E.ON AG, said Thursday in Berlin. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

CalPERS commits $100 million to ESG product.

SACRAMENTO, CA– The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has committed a total of $400 million to three emerging managers in the pension fund’s Manager Development Program II (MDP II) for public equity investment, including $ 100 million for ESG product. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 4. Asset management & Pension

Hamaoka reactor restart in July urged (Kyodo)

NAGOYA — Chubu Electric Power Co. is planning to restart a nuclear reactor of its Hamaoka plant, now subject to regular checkups, in Shizuoka Prefecture in July to continue stable power supply this summer, the utility said Thursday. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident