Environmental

  • Dedicated team of 12 investment professionals.
  • £300m Environmental assets under management.
  • Our current Environmental Portfolio projects* are forecast to:
    • Generate c.140MW of renewable energy;
    • Divert over 1.2 million tonnes of material from landfill; and
    • Reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions by over 648,177 tCO2.
  • Raised the £60m Foresight Environmental Fund in 2011, anchored with a £35m commitment from the London Green Fund, in part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWaRB).
  • In 2012, following an extensive RFP process, Foresight was appointed as the first external fund manager by the UK Government’s Green Investment Bank ("GIB”) to manage the UK Waste Resources and Energy Investments ("UKWREI”) Fund. This Fund is fully invested on a pari passu basis with matching institutional capital.
  • A £50m investment by the UK Government's Green Investment Bank ("GIB") into a new Recycling & Waste (RAW) Fund managed by Foresight targeting smaller-scale recycling and waste projects across the UK, with a further £50m to be raised from private sector co-investors to match the GIB's investment.
  • Launched the Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) alongside co-investors InfraCapital, Aurium Capital Markets, Helios UK BIG L.P. BIG has fully deployed its original capital of £200m.
  • To date, Foresight has led investment into over £840m of UK Environmental assets.

* Figures represent forecast plant outputs per annum once fully operational