Mirova is one of only five companies that has consistently ranked in the H&K Responsible Investment Brand Index (RIBI™) Global Top 10 every year for the past four years. The RIBI™ has been developed to identify asset management companies that act as responsible investors and commit to sustainability by placing this concept at the heart of their identity and image: in their brand.
From 18 to 21 October 2021, the PRI Digital Conference was organised by the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), with the support of Natixis Investment Managers. Hervé Guez, Mirova's Head of Equity, Fixed Income and Social Impact Investing, was honoured to be invited to share his vision on the future of equity markets over the next ten years during a plenary session on 19 October.
SNCF SA, rated A-1+ / P-1 / F1+ (S&P / Moody’s / Fitch)1, successfully launched the world’s first ever green short-term debt instruments on 19 October 2021 under its Euro Commercial Paper (ECP) programme. Totalling €50m, these three-month debt instruments are designed to finance sustainable investments made by SNCF Group under its Green Bond Framework. Mirova is a Natixis Investment Managers affiliate dedicated to sustainable investment. A pioneer in green bonds, the company worked with SNCF to develop the product and has subscribed to this ground-breaking global issue.
Akuo, an independent global renewable energy power producer and developer, announces the activation of three wind power plants in Poland, in partnership with Mirova, to mark the inauguration of the Wielowieś power plant. The inauguration took place in the presence of Frederic Billet, Ambassador of the French Republic in Poland, Ginter Skowronek, Mayor of Wielowieś, Patrice Lucas, CEO of Akuo, and Fabien Villacampa, Investment Director at Mirova.
Mirova, through its Mirova-Eurofideme 4 fund1, invests €60m together with 3i Group plc, through its 3i European Operational Projects Fund, in NEoT Green Mobility (“NGM” or the “Company”) to fund its pipeline of projects, while Banque des Territoires is investing an additional €20m. The funding round takes the total equity investment capacity of the Company to €100m. Historical shareholder EDF Pulse Croissance (the EDF Group corporate venture activity) renews its trust in the Company by keeping its involvement in its capital while Mitsubishi Corporation is exiting.
H2air and Mirova inaugurated the Œillets wind farm in Fourcigny (Somme), in the presence of the Mayor of the municipality Joël Gilbert and alongside residents and project stakeholders.
Ladislas Smia, Head of sustainability research at Mirova, has been selected to serve two years as Member of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosure” (TNFD), along with 30 senior executives from financial institutions, corporates and market service providers.