The market does not have to 'reinvent the wheel' on the structure of transition bonds to support future issuers, ISS ESG tells Ahren Lester, but a clear definition of what activities demonstrate 'transition' is essential for this potentially large market to grow
The Value Balancing Alliance's methodologies for assessing companies' net impact will define the future of corporate decision making, Christian Heller tells Michael Hurley
There are lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic that help us better prepare for climate change, argues Nidia Martinez
Fixed income investing giant PIMCO has embedded ESG at the heart of its investment processes - and sees engagement as central to improving issuers' sustainability performance. Scott Mather, CIO of PIMCO's US Core Strategies, explains the firm's approach
The winners of the inaugural IMPACT Awards have been announced
CBA's sustainability linked-loan to Australia's Wesfarmers broke new ground - and scooped Environmental Finance's Social inclusion/community development IMPACT deal of the year. Mark Nicholls reports
Elvira Lefting, managing director of impact asset manager Finance in Motion, explains why there is no substitute for local knowledge and technical expertise when it comes to delivering environmental and social impact at scale
Winner of the IMPACT Private debt provider and asset manager (small) awards, investment firm SAIL Ventures is focused on transforming emerging market commodity supply chains. Chief investment officer Johnny Brom and Head of Impact and ESG Michael Schlup explain
Momentum behind the voluntary carbon market persists as companies' net-zero commitments are undeterred by Covid-19. Annabelle Palmer reports
Demand for voluntary carbon credits soared in the past year. While there was a temporary drop with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, demand has rebounded - and so have the opportunities for carbon offset project developers.
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