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The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is acquiring a portfolio of vineyards in Australia. According to the terms of the deal reached with Casella Family Brands, the investment organization will take ownership of 35 properties covering 7,215 hectares, as well as associated water entitlements, crops and equipment. The properties are located in South Australia and New South […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 1, 2022 December 2, 2022
  • 12:00

Institutional investors must recognize the risks and opportunities presented by climate change and national efforts to mitigate it, says Jaakko Kooroshy, head of sustainable investment research at FTSE Russell. “Climate-related physical and transition risk threats to the global economy are real,” says Kooroshy, who leads a team that recently published a paper on the carbon reduction […]

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Canada’s defined benefit pension plans aren’t taking full advantage of regenerative agriculture practices, says Shidan Gouran, founder and chairman of Bluesphere Carbon, a New York-based carbon credit marketplace. “Agriculture is a good way of sequestering carbon, though it can be a very bad way, too. . . . Any pension fund that owns a lot […]

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is investing $60 million in an infrastructure trust sponsored by the National Highways Authority of India. In 2021, the investment organization previously allocated $257 million to the National Highways Infra Trust during the platform’s initial public offering. Following the transaction, the CPPIB’s stake reached 25 per cent. The investment […]

  • By: Staff
  • October 17, 2022 October 17, 2022
  • 12:00

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is engaging WSP Global Inc. to develop a consistent methodology for analyzing the environmental impact of its natural resources assets. The consultancy firm will conduct a detailed climate analysis of the portfolio, which includes more than three million hectares of land across more than 400 properties based in six countries. […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 12, 2022 July 12, 2022
  • 10:00

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board is entering a strategic alliance with a produce vendor. According to the agreement, PSP Investments will manage the acquisition of Spanish citrus orchards while Citri & Co. will operate and manage the farmland, packing, distribution and sale of crops. According to a press release, the alliance was brokered by […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 30, 2022 June 30, 2022
  • 12:00

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is investing in an Australian agricultural company. The AIMCo and Australian investment management firm New Forests Ltd. will co-own Lawson Grains. The company produces more than 200,000 tonnes of cereals and vegetable oils per year. It operates out of about 100,000 hectares of farmland spread across New South Wales and Western […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 7, 2021 September 7, 2021
  • 13:00

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and multi-stage investment firm S2G Ventures are creating a co-investment partnership whereby the Caisse will invest up to US$125 million over the next three years in ventures that aim to make the food and agriculture industry more sustainable and climate friendly. “By enabling investments in ventures and […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 23, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 16:21
Caisse invests in sustainability, OMERS and Ontario Teachers’ sell stake in utility

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and multi-stage investment firm S2G Ventures are creating a co-investment partnership whereby the Caisse will invest up to US$125 million over the next three years in ventures that aim to make the food and agriculture industry more sustainable and climate friendly. “By enabling investments in ventures and growth equity companies […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 23, 2020 February 23, 2021
  • 15:15
Caisse investing in Quebec agricultural cooperative

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing in La Coop Fédérée, the largest agri-food enterprise in Quebec and the only Canada-wide agricultural cooperative. The investment — alongside the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Fondaction and Desjardins Capital — of $300 million takes the form of preferred shares. “The agri-food industry, at the very heart of people’s day-to-day […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2019 November 11, 2020
  • 09:27