Green Infrastructure in the Great Lakes Basin

Greenleaf Advisors’ President, John Andersen, was pleased to review for publication Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc’s latest report Assessing the Market Size for Large-Scale Green Infrastructure in the Great Lakes Basin. The report, funded by the Great Lakes Protection fund, evaluates “enabling private financing or private delivery to expand the use of green infrastructure in the Great Lakes basin.”

Green Bond Market and REITs

Greenleaf Associate, Liz Hypes, synthesized information gathered on green bond issuance and REITs for a commentary by S&P Global Ratings – Credit Research. First developed in 2007 by the World Bank and European Development Bank, a green bond is like a conventional bond except the debt financing issued must be used to finance or re-finance new or existing “green” activities or projects.

Congratulations to Pfingsten for Closing $382 Million Fund V

Congratulations to Pfingsten which recently closed its $382 Million Fund V to invest in middle market companies and “build value through operational improvements, professional management practices, global capabilities (through representative offices in China and India) and profitable business growth.” Founder and Senior Managing Director, Thomas S. Bagley is a member of the Greenleaf Board. Shannon Advisors acted as placement agent. Hugh Reams of Shannon Advisors is also a Greenleaf Advisors Board...