Requests for strategic information about the risks and opportunities posed by climate change have proved a step too far for many. Joe Walsh and Peter Cripps report
Candriam's Wim Van Hyfte says the president of the Bundesbank is wrong to suggest that not all areas of sustainable finance are a central bank's domain. He tells Michael Hurley why
Triodos Investment Management, a fully owned subsidiary of Triodos Bank, has been investing to deliver social and environmental impact for almost four decades. Its chair, Jacco Minnaar, explains how the firm is continuing to raise the bar in a market that is rapidly adopting sustainability as a strategy.
Sustainability-linked bonds have the potential to entice issuers, diversify economic options available to investors, and encourage outcome-focused sustainable finance, argue Aaron Franklin, Paul Davies, Ignacio Domínguez and Kristina Wyatt.
Unanticipated biodiversity exposures can blow budgets, derail projects and shred corporate reputations. That's why a growing number of companies and financial institutions are turning to IBAT's authoritative global biodiversity datasets. Mark Nicholls reports
The sustainability bond markets are in a state of creative chaos and are evolving in order to stay relevant, argues Peter Cripps
The conference discussed a range of themes, including the California wildfires and what is the point of a label. Peter Cripps reports
The GIIN is seeking a consultant that will serve as a liaison (preferably based in Singapore) to develop outreach and marketing strategies that will result in increased engagement of impact investors in the region.
Environmental Finance is hosting its third annual Green Equities conference in London on 25 November.
Environmental Finance is pleased to announce that the inaugural Natural Capital conference will take place on 25 November 2019 in London. For more information please email email@example.com.
InsuranceERM and Environmental Finance are pleased to announce that the third annual Insurance & Climate Risk EMEA conference, will take place on 2 December 2019 in London.
Environmental Finance is proud to launch an exciting, pilot publication, called IMPACT. It focuses on investors who want to have a positive impact on people and the planet, measuring their progress against the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Bob Dylan once sang: "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows". I am no weatherman, but it is clear to me that impact investing has the wind in its sails.
One of the big debates among impact investors is about whether listed equities investments can really help meet the SDGs. Peter Cripps reports
The GIIN's CEO, Amit Bouri, believes impact investing can help transform the financial system
How does the world's biggest private equity impact specialist invest? Joe Walsh reports
Investors targeting SDG14 – life below water – can find themselves fishing in murky waters, writes Joe Walsh
Elizabeth Corley, the former CEO of Allianz Global Investors and chair of the UK's Impact Investing Institute, outlines the opportunity to help people invest in line with their values
The Australian superannuation fund has 10% of its assets in impact investments.Tim Macready explains its approach
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Will the EU's sustainability taxonomy reduce the reporting burden on companies, or could it be another weight on their shoulders? Michael Hurley reports
While the availability of sustainability-related data for fixed income investments is catching up with that for equities, much progress remains to be made, Michael Hurley is told
The second instalment of this analysis of ESG rating agencies finds that investors are increasingly drilling down into the data that underlies the ratings. Peter Cripps reports.
Images from Green Bonds Asia conference in Hong Kong on 8th October 2019.
Images from the ESG in Fixed Income, featuring the Green Bonds Americas conference on the 17th of September in New York.
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Banks are in "the early days" of understanding and addressing the climate risks in their portfolios, a webinar hosted by Environmental Finance heard.
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Renewables firm Hero Future Energies (HFE) has received a $150 million investment from Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) to fund its expansion.
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The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to grant Austria-based…