B Capital Partners AG announces that the last post-closing conditions for the sale of three portfolios of renewable energy power plants have been completed. A Swiss Pension Fund sold the portfolios separately to three buyers during 2019.
GRESB and B Capital Partners AG joined forces to pilot an ESG due diligence tool for infrastructure asset investments with the goal to develop a standard process to improve both the quality and efficiency of ESG due diligence.
To what extent do renewables qualify as ESG? Should LPs invest in funds that combine renewables with midstream oil & gas, fracking or power investing supporting coal fired plants? How do these funds meet ESG requirements?