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11 Important Green Investment Stories of 2016

Since the global climate agreement was adopted in Dec. 2015, 2016 turned out to be a mega year for green investment. Here’s a summary. Investors worth $13 trillion urged the G20 to ratify the Paris Agreement in 2016. Europe’s renewables sector exceeded 1 million jobs,...

Wave of Green Financing to Continue in 2017

The year 2016 saw an unprecedented boom in multifamily green financing programs in US.  While the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) have been committed to sustainability initiatives for many years, this year was different.  HUD, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac all...

2015 Saw Record Global Investment in Renewables

According to the Bloomberg New Energy Finance and UNEP report Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016, last year saw global investment in renewables (excluding investment in large hydro-electric plants) rise 5% to $285.9 billion, taking it above the previous...

US Cleantech Investments and Insights

Over $1.93 billion were invested in the cleantech industry in Q3 2016. Corporate funding accounted for 64% of this investment, while project funding accounted for 36%. Some other highlights from Q3 2016: A total of 106 new financing deals as well as 17 M&A...