Through their endowment funds, universities, along with charitable foundations, have an opportunity to play a critical role in tackling the climate emergency, says Ashley Fagan
While the appetite for green investment is rapidly growing, the chances of securing the necessary investment on reasonable terms are significantly increased if your business strategy is supported by a high ESG rating, says Aleksandr Kucherenko
The draft criteria for the pioneering EU 'green list' has introduced a "big problem" for the market for green property bonds, Climate Bonds Initiative boss Sean Kidney tells Ahren Lester
Is impact finance the evolution of ESG investing? We delve deeper in to how impact finance provides investors with exposure to activities that offer targeted, measurable and positive benefit to environment and society.
Institutional investors are under pressure to align their strategies with a maximum global temperature increase of 1.5 degrees C targeted by the Paris Agreement. We examine how they can approach this while respecting other investment constraints.
Craig Davies, head of climate resilience investments at EBRD, shares his thoughts on the potential of climate-resilient bonds.
Daniel Farchy, equity investment officer at the EIB, and Timothée Jaulin, head of supranational entities coverage at Amundi, discuss how the GRECO programme aims to widen the green credit issuer landscape.
Inês Faden da Silva, group treasurer at Tideway, outlines how the London-based infrastructure project is financing its huge sewerage infrastructure and clean water plans for the Thames.
David Gregg, head of corporate finance at Yorkshire Water, discusses how Yorkshire Water's capital markets approach is financing sustainability initiatives.
Gemma Lawrence-Pardew, senior associate director - legal, and Hannah Vanstone, legal associate, both from the Loan Market Association (LMA) explore the rise in sustainability-linked loans.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate to head our globally recognised Climate Bond Certification Scheme.
Climate Bonds is looking for a dynamic individual with well-developed interpersonal and engagement skills to fill the newly created role of Partner and Relationship Manager (PRM).
RMI's Center for Climate-Aligned Finance is seeking an Associate or Senior Associate, as well as a manager to join its growing team.
RMI's Center for Climate-Aligned Finance is seeking an Associate or Senior Associate to join its growing team.
The EF Bond Database is the most comprehensive source of information on the labelled green, social and sustainability bond markets. The database is updated daily, is fully searchable and allows the export of Excel ready tables.
An extra section has now been added to the Bond Database to accommodate Green Loans and Sustainability-Linked Loans. For more information go to email@example.com
After a significant surge in Covid-19 bonds in April in response to the pandemic the volume of Covid-19 bonds has gradually tapered off, however the value of coronabonds has spiked again in October and November as the European Union issued two record breaking bonds under its EU Sure program worth EUR17 billlion and EUR14 billion.
Between march and 18 November 2020 over $100 billion worth of social and sustainability bonds were issued with a response to Covid-19 as part of its use of proceeds. This accounts for nearly a quarter of the value of green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked bonds issued during this same period.
Short-term fundamentals are mixed, however, a surprise announcement that EUA and EUAA auctions would be delayed to the start of 2021 is a 'game changer' for the medium-term outlook, says Tom Lord
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'Green' hydrogen promises many benefits to help decarbonise our economies, but it may need EU carbon prices to be five times higher by 2030. Ahren Lester reports.
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The proportion of Asian companies reporting carbon emissions has jumped above that of US firms in 2019, according to a report by sustainability-focused asset manager Arabesque, although European corporates continue to lead.
Estimated carbon emissions data reflects 'almost entirely' on…
The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) has launched…
The UK government is continuing to consider a controversial carbon…