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.
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 signs the Bangladesh Investors Initiative's statement calling calling on companies sourcing from the Bangladesh apparel sector to endorse the extension of the Accord.
As part of its social commitment and desire to promote the emergence and circulation of ideas related to the sustainable development economy, Mirova has decided to endorse Philippe Echaroux. Mirova’s support will allow the artist, behind the concept of street art 2.0, which consists in creating works of art in natural spaces using a projector, to continue to raise awareness of the need to protect the natural environment through his work.
Gautier Quéru, investment director and Land Degradation Neutrality Fund project manager at Mirova, the sustainable investment subsidiary of France’s Natixis Asset Management, talks to Agri Investor about the firm’s partnership with the UN and imminent launch of a global fund, with a target size of $300m, dedicated to achieving land degradation neutrality, one of the UN’s sustainability goals.