President Alfred Griffin told us he wants ‘to put substantial capital to work’ as the green bank eyes a more ‘national footprint’.
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The Australian green bank said every dollar it spent over the past 12 months attracted more than twice as much private investments in environmental projects.
The green state lender is backing Qube’s intermodal freight terminal, which plans to reduce transport emissions.
The BRICS-focused lender breaks the mould of traditional multilaterals with radical five-year plan.
The vehicle, which has a $1 billion target, counts LPs from the Netherlands, Norway, the UK and South Africa.
The firm’s second renewable power vehicle is nearing its $1.6bn objective after picking up investments from two US pensions this month, including $50m from the New Mexico State Investment Council.
Three years after launching, the NY Green Bank made $2.7m last year from $291.6m of investments in clean energy projects that leveraged $677m from the private sector.
The shift is part of a wider update to the way the pension approaches environmental, social and governance risks.
A Macquarie-led consortium has bought the UK’s Green Investment Bank, prompting questions about the bank’s future role in financing the country’s green economy.
North Sky Capital, which bills itself as an impact investor for US foundations and family offices, closed one fund at $63m and another at $240m.