Positive incentive loans are the new sustainable finance products on the rise. After the stalled growth in green bonds in 2018, positive incentive credits, with rate indexes based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, are experiencing triple-digit growth. This is not a bubble, but a genuine sign of maturation and convergence of economic and financial systems around solid performance.Read more
Paris, 29 January 2019. Novethic, with the support of ADEME, announces the results of a recent study that has quantified green asset investment across 223 unlisted European funds from Infrastructure, Private Equity, Private Debt, to Real estate and Forest.
The study entitled, "Promising trends in unlisted green funds”, provides a better understanding of the environmental characteristics of this under-explored area of sustainable finance. The information available for these types of funds is much more limited than listed funds, yet very much essential in attracting institutional investors increasingly interested in this niche market.
Novethic regularly publishes reports on Sustainable finance issues. It analyses in depth the sustainable impact that might have the investment process or climate commitments of investors.
Novethic brings sustainable finance practitioners up-to-date knowledge throught Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research data, for in-depth socially responsible investment analysis. The research reports focus on the sustainable impact the investment process or climate commitment of investors might have.
Novethic has been a key player in the certification of funds since 2009 and has been selected by the French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition as an auditor of the French TEEC Label.
Launched in late 2015, this certification is awarded to investments focused on financing the ecological and energy transition. From the standpoint of investors, this green certification ensures the transparency and quality of the environmental characteristics of the financial products in question, confirmed through an audit by an independent third-party expert.
The Positive Investors Forum is a major European meetings of investors committed to accelerating sustainable transformation.
Climate, Environment, Impact… Through the Positive Investors Forum, Novethic reaffirms its ambition to bring sustainable finance strategies together in a single place. The Forum is a unique event dedicated to European financial players. It connects major asset owners, corporate executives and thought leaders around actions to challenge the “business as usual” scenario and push forward innovation for sustainable value creation.
Within a unique eco-system, through dynamic talks and working sessions, sustainable transformation players share their visions, innovations and opinions related to the financing of Sustainable Development Goals.