Americas

“230 Investors with USD $16.2 trillion in AUM Call for Corporate Action on Deforestation, Signaling Support for the Amazon” – Ceres and UN PRI – September 18, 2019

In a press release published on September 18, 2019 Ceres reported:  “Today, 230 institutional investors representing USD $16.2 trillion in assets under management are calling on companies to take urgent action in light of the devastating fires in the Amazon, which have been fueled in part because of the deforestation happening at an alarming rate […]

“Exchange in Focus: Panama exchange lists first green bond” – SSE Initiative – September 11, 2019

On September 11, 2019, the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative announced that “(t)he Panama Stock Exchange (BVP) has listed its first green bond, issued by CIFI, a financial institution in Latin America specializing in infrastructure and energy financing.  The proceeds of the green bond will go towards green projects including: wind power, hydroelectric generation, […]