Generation Investment Management LLP

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Name: Generation Investment Management LLP
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Clean energy investment increases 14% despite decline in project deals

source edie newsroomClean energy investment totalled $61bn (£36bn) in the first quarter of 2014, up from the $53.4bn invested in the corresponding period in 2013 Global 'clean energy' investment increased 14% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2014, ... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Building a sustainable global economy

Monday, April 7th, 2014 ByCeres’s launch was inspired by . At that time, the very idea of corporations having an ethic to measure and improve social and environmental performance beyond legal requirements was considered implausible. Today, the landscape ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

EXCLUSIVE: Costly cleantech scaring away investors but corporates picking up the slack, says investor

source edie newsroomGovernment funding has spurred the cleantech industry over the years There is a strong need for investment in the "enabling clean technologies" if we are to achieve a low carbon economy, says Generation Investment Management partner ... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Readers sound off on climate, politics

_ Climate questionsBleeding as a cure for pneumonia was settled science in the Middle Ages. So was a flat Earth. A new ice age was settled science in the mid-1970s. Global warming was settled science until the planet didn’t warm. Then it became climate ... [Published Livingston Daily.com - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

IORP II to require assessment of environmental, resource risk of investments

Pension funds will be forced to conduct assessments of the climate, resource and environmental risk associated with holdings under proposals outlined in the revised IORP Directive.The revised Directive offers details on how pension funds should assess ... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Guardian Sustainable Business Leader of the Year vote now

Voting is now closedThe GSB Leader of the Year award is a unique recognition created as part of the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards. We have canvassed 40 nominations and now we want you, our readers, to vote for who you think should win. Entries ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Exxon, stranded assets and the new math

ExxonMobil last week agreed to publish a “Carbon Asset Risk” report describing how it assesses its financial risks from climate change, namely a potentially lowered valuation of its oil reserves. The move is being seen by some as a pivotal milestone on ... [Published GreenBiz - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

In the headlines: UN Secretary-General urges leaders to attend Climate Summit and California’s grid sets new solar energy records

Clean Revolution news stories you may have missed:China on track to spend US $817 billion in environmental protection , March 14Sub Saharan Africa to get significant renewable energy investment, March 14EU Parliament passes legislation to phase out HFCs ... [Published The Climate Group - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 4 reports

7 lessons for successful cleantech investing

The “Blood and Gore” fund (because it was founded by Al Gore and David Blood), Generation Investment Management , has been on a roll lately. The firm, founded in 2004 with $10 billion under management, funds both startups and public companies in sustainability, ... [Published GigaOM - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

16 Brits make it onto the top 200 young global leaders

The World Economic Forum announced today the members selected to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGLs), with 16 Brits making it to the top.The YGLs were drawn from a pool of over 2,000 candidates, under the age of 40, from 66 countries and recognised ... [Published Real Business - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 17 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] NYTBR: Algore Reviews Elizabeth Kolbert: The Sixth Extinction

Algore Reviews Elizabeth Kolbert: The Sixth Extinction http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/books/review/the-sixth-extinction-by-elizabeth-kolbert.html [Interview with the author added.]THE SIXTH EXTINCTIONAn Unnatural HistoryBy Elizabeth KolbertIllustrated. ... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 17 2014]
First reported Jan 13 2014 - Updated Jan 14 2014 - 1 reports

Who Gets Rich From Google Buying Nest? Kleiner Returns 20X On $20M, Shasta’s Biggest Hit Yet

Google just bought Nest for $3.2 billion cash, and that means the startup’s early investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Shasta Ventures have struck it rich. Multiple sources say Kleiner invested $20 million in Nest and got a 20X return to ... [Published TechCrunch - Jan 13 2014]

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...that although cheap solar panels and LEDs are available today, there is still a need for breakthrough next generation technology R&D investment "because many of the enabling technologies are not there yet - notably energy storage"
...for breakthrough next generation technology R&D investment "because many of the enabling technologies are not there yet - notably energy storage". "It's just too expensive. So even though solar panels are cheap, the batteries aren't, and you can't have a distributed energy revolution without proper energy storage" he says
..."As is often the case," he writes, "the solutions to one problem have created new problems. But, had we not boosted yields through the green revolution, we either would have had billions starving or would have been forced to chop down the world's remaining forests to feed the world. Either of those would be a worse result than the side effects we face now." There are countless environmental challenges today — most a byproduct of something else — and it seems as if we're always looking for the next big thing...
"The YGL Community assembles the world's most outstanding next-generation leaders who have a proven record of extraordinary achievement and helps them further develop in their leadership journey" said David Aikman, managing director and head of New Champions at the World Economic Forum

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Clean energy investment increases 14% despite d... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Apr 15 2014]
Building a sustainable global economy [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 07 2014]
EXCLUSIVE: Costly cleantech scaring away invest... [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Apr 02 2014]
Readers sound off on climate, politics [Published Livingston Daily.com - Mar 30 2014]
IORP II to require assessment of environmental,... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - Mar 28 2014]
Guardian Sustainable Business Leader of the Yea... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Exxon, stranded assets and the new math [Published GreenBiz - Mar 24 2014]
In the headlines: UN Secretary-General urges le... [Published The Climate Group - Mar 17 2014]
7 lessons for successful cleantech investing [Published GigaOM - Mar 13 2014]
7 lessons for successful cleantech investing [G... [Published GigaOM Network - Mar 13 2014]
7 lessons for successful cleantech investing [Published Earth2Tech - Mar 13 2014]
7 lessons for successful cleantech investing [Published GigaOM - Mar 13 2014]
16 Brits make it onto the top 200 young global ... [Published Real Business - Mar 11 2014]
[tt] NYTBR: Algore Reviews Elizabeth Kolbert: T... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 17 2014]
Who Gets Rich From Google Buying Nest? Kleiner ... [Published TechCrunch - Jan 13 2014]
DGAP-PVR: QIAGEN N.V.: Release according to Art... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jan 13 2014]
Al Gore's Firm Poised to Cash in on Obamacare D... [Published Breitbart Feed - Nov 13 2013]
DGAP-PVR: AIXTRON SE: Publication according to ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 31 2013]
Former Vice President Al Gore to Speak at Vente... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 30 2013]
Global Impact Investing Network Publishes Guide... [Published Social Funds - Sep 07 2013]
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7 lessons for successful cleantech investing [G... [Published GigaOM Network - Mar 13 2014]
The “Blood and Gore” fund (because it was founded by Al Gore and David Blood), also known as Generation Investment Management , has been on a roll lately. The firm, founded in 2004 with $10 billion under management, funds both startups and public companies ...
7 lessons for successful cleantech investing [Published Earth2Tech - Mar 13 2014]
The “Blood and Gore” fund (because it was founded by Al Gore and David Blood), Generation Investment Management , has been on a roll lately. The firm, founded in 2004 with $10 billion under management, funds both startups and public companies in sustainability, ...
7 lessons for successful cleantech investing [Published GigaOM - Mar 13 2014]
The “Blood and Gore” fund (because it was founded by Al Gore and David Blood), also known as Generation Investment Management , has been on a roll lately. The firm, founded in 2004 with $10 billion under management, funds both startups and public companies ...
[tt] NYTBR: Algore Reviews Elizabeth Kolbert: T... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 17 2014]
Algore Reviews Elizabeth Kolbert: The Sixth Extinction http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/books/review/the-sixth-extinction-by-elizabeth-kolbert.html [Interview with the author added.]THE SIXTH EXTINCTIONAn Unnatural HistoryBy Elizabeth KolbertIllustrated. ...
Who Gets Rich From Google Buying Nest? Kleiner ... [Published TechCrunch - Jan 13 2014]
Google just bought Nest for $3.2 billion cash, and that means the startup’s early investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Shasta Ventures have struck it rich. Multiple sources say Kleiner invested $20 million in Nest and got a 20X return to ...
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DGAP-PVR: QIAGEN N.V.: Release according to Art... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jan 13 2014]
DGAP-PVR: AIXTRON SE: Publication according to ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 31 2013]
Former Vice President Al Gore to Speak at Vente... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 30 2013]
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