Amendment to the characteristics of the super-institutional (SI) investors unit of the Mirova Euro Sustainable Bond Fund, a French FCP common fund
While governments’ appetite for renewables is likely to outlive today’s political volatility, the pipeline of low-hanging deals is drying up. Raphaël Lance, Head of Renewable Energy Funds at Mirova, and four industry experts disucss about the role of development banks, how to foster emerging technologies and what LPs want.
Operational since its first closing at the end of 2018, the LDN Fund has finalised its first transaction, investing in Urapi Sustainable Land Use (Urapi), a programme focused on restoring degraded land and promoting sustainable land management in Latin America, conceived by the project developer ECOTIERRA.
The Fund’s Strategic Board also held its first meeting on the 15th of January.
Mirova is targeting 20 billion assets under management over the next five years by continuing to focus on innovation, to strengthen its offer to institutional clients and the retail sector, and by exploring new areas of impact
In 2017, our CEO Philippe Zaouati served on the High-level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, created by the European Commission as part of its preliminary reflections. Now it is Manuel Coeslier, Equity Portfolio Manager, head of carbon strategies and specialist in carbon footprint issues who has been selected to join the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
Mirova and Natixis are among the 65 companies that took part in the Act4nature event that was held on 10 July 2018, in order to demonstrate their commitment to the protection, enhancement and restoration of biodiversity. The initiative was launched by EpE (Entreprises pour l’Environnement) and its partners. The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Nicolas Hulot, took part in the event and delivered the closing statement.
Mirova reduces carbon footprint on its consolidated equities portfolio from 3.5°C to 1.7°C in just over two years.
Mirova is now within the 2°C trajectory across asset classes as defined by the international community.