Mirova, the affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers dedicated to sustainable investing and a Certified B Corp1, is proud to announce it has been named amongst the ‘Best for the World™ B Corps of 20212’. The Best for the World are B Corps whose scores in one or more of the five impact areas assessed towards the certification reach the top 5% of all B Corps worldwide. Mirova has been recognised in the ‘customers area’, for the development of high impact investment solutions for investors.
The first environment-related event to be held physically since the beginning of the pandemic, the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) World Conservation Congress aims to take action for nature-based recovery, climate change and post-2020 biodiversity. Initially scheduled for September 2020, it will be held from 3 to 10 September 2021 in Marseille, in a hybrid format - digital and face-to-face.
First of its kind, the LDN fund invests in projects involved in sustainable land use – agroforestry, regenerative and sustainable agriculture, sustainable forestry on degraded lands. Mirova today announces the final close of the Land Degradation Neutrality Fund (“LDN Fund”), an impact investment fund that invests in profit-generating sustainable land use and land restoration projects in developing countries. The fund’s final commitments are now over $208 million.
The Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards 2021 (SIA 2021) awarded sustainable investment pure-player Mirova the "Real assets manager of the year" award for the second year running, for its activities on nature-based solutions and renewable energy infrastructure. Its fifth fund dedicated to financing energy transition infrastructure was also rewarded with the "Renewables fund of the year" award.
The US$1.2 million facility allows the Marine Protected Area co-manager, Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association (TASA), to implement a number of sustainable revenue-generating initiatives and enhance the protection of the 132,000 hectares of spectacular coral reef ecosystems. The investment will have a positive impact on the local economy, including coastal fisher communities.
Octopus Renewables, the specialist clean energy investor arm of Octopus Group, and Mirova, today announced the acquisition of a 49% stake in the Rodene onshore wind farm by Octopus Renewables from Mirova.
Paris, 18 May 2021 – Mirova, the Natixis Investment Managers affiliate dedicated to sustainable investment, announces the appointment of Anne-Claire Roux as Executive Director of the Mirova Forward Endowment Fund, which was created at the end of 2020.