Sustainable Investment Banking (SIB)
SIB is the Bank’s specialised Investment Advisory for Sustainable Ventures commanding expertise in the areas of :
(i) Alternate Energy & Environment Advisory and
(ii) Social Enterprises & Rural Advisory.
The team is one of the few specialized Investment Banking divisions actively involved in supporting initiatives on Renewable Energy, Clean Technology and Socially Sustainable Sectors (broadly defined as Healthcare, Education, Livelihood Creation, Water and Sanitation, etc.). The SIB group also acts as the Exclusive Country Advisor for the Global Environment Fund, USA (GEF) one of the largest and oldest private equity firms focused on investing in the environmental space. Recognising the importance of a global approach to sustainability and the potential for cross-border deal flow, SIB has developed international alliances and now acts as the Exclusive Country Advisor for clients of Cleantech Australasia, New Equity Services (Israel) and Lahti Science and Business Park (Finland).