Archive

  • French insurers renew climate fund mandate with Amundi and Sycomore AM for three years

    03 June 2024

    Following an interim review and strengthening of environmental criteria

  • MAIF outlines €150m outsourcing push for biodiversity, and new fund for affordable housing

    30 May 2024

    French group's move follows previous €140m investments in Swen Blue Ocean, MAIF Transition and MAIF Forêts funds since 2019

  • French insurers launch biodiversity investing initiative

    02 April 2024

    Group will issue a call to asset managers by the end of July 2024 for innovative methods of taking biodiversity into account

  • MAIF Vie improves net returns on responsible investments by 0.4% in 2023

    15 January 2024

    French firm lists out ESG expectations for outsourcing work

  • France looks for second generation of debt recovery fund, with a transition twist

    27 November 2023

    Insurers have already invested €2.7bn in the first generation

  • Insurers sign up to Tibi 2 initiative and focus on biodiversity aspects

    12 July 2023

    Adding three more insurance investors to existing 18

  • MAIF participates in €11.75m Series A funding round for French carpool startup

    10 May 2023

    Investing alongside BNP Paribas, Banque des Territoires and ADEME Investissement

  • Carbon allowances - insurers slowly warm to the net-zero opportunity

    06 December 2021

    The European benchmark price for carbon allowances hit a record high in November, but only one insurer acknowledges investing in them and others seem coy, so far, to deep their toes in, as Vincent Huck finds out

  • French insurers launch €1.7bn debt recovery fund

    23 November 2021

    20 insurers and eight asset managers involved

  • MAIF Vie launches renewables transition fund

    08 September 2021

    Rendement Vert aims for 4% returns a year