Corporates could get double whammy by investing cash in renewable energy assets

Companies usually park their reserves of cash in staid, low-yielding liquid assets. But asset managers are trying to persuade them to invest some of that money differently, in a way that could help them live up to their environmental commitments.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 03 Jan 2019

The idea combines several aspects of the financial world that do not usually go together: corporate social responsibility; treasury management; and impact investing.

Companies could put money into a private equity fund that buys operating renewable energy generating plants from developers, or even builds new ones. They could ...

Please take a trial or subscribe to access this content.

Contact our subscriptions team to discuss your access:

Corporate access

To discuss GlobalCapital access for your entire department or company please contact our subscriptions sales team at: or find out more online here.

Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 5,762.85 42 6.39%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,244.26 31 5.81%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 4,889.24 28 5.42%
4 BNP Paribas 4,604.55 27 5.11%
5 Citi 4,603.89 27 5.10%