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Green bond Comment, June: A win-win product?

Green bond Comment, June: A win-win product?

Green bond enthusiasts received a sharp 'reality check' last month, when they heard that Hiro Mizuno, chief investment officer of the world's largest pension fund, regards them as a "lose-lose product".

How covered green bonds can help deliver NDCs

How covered green bonds can help deliver NDCs

A 'prototype' covered green bond has been prepared that could help developing countries meet their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement. Junji Hatano explains.

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Generali links credit facilities with ESG factors

Generali has introduced environmental, social and governance (ESG) features into its revolving credit facilities, in the latest example of these so-called non-financial factors being incorporated into loans.

World's top insurers stalling on climate change drive

World's top insurers stalling on climate change drive

While insurers are increasingly aware of environmental risks which might impact both sides of their balance sheet, new research has found that their investment strategies are not in line with the Paris Agreement. The research was published the same week Royal Dutch Shell held its AGM and shareholders, including some large insurers, were asked to vote on a climate resolution. Did they stand up to the test? Paul Walsh and Vincent Huck report

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Australia faces mounting climate policy challenge

Australia faces mounting climate policy challenge

Climate policy has long been the subject of bitter political feuds in Australia, leaving the country grappling with policy change every electoral cycle. What does climate action in Australia look like this year? Katie Kouchakji reports

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Insurance & Climate Risk Americas

Discuss the disruptive cascade effect of physical environmental risks and their impact on insurance risk as well as the threats and opportunities for investments

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