Meeting the European Commission's sustainability objectives requires innovation, argues Jacob Michaelsen
Financial regulation has a role to play in tackling climate change, but it cannot be a silver bullet. So the time has come for policymakers to step up their game, delegates at the Insurance and Climate Risk conference heard. Vincent Huck reports
Bond investors need to start collectively engaging with national governments if the Paris targets are to be met, argues Peter Cripps
The global sovereign debt market is one of the largest asset classes in the world, yet fixed income markets have typically lagged other asset classes in relation to ESG integration activities.
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As she steps down after four years as a private sector observer to the South Korea-based fund, Alexandra Tracy shares her reflections
Data providers are stepping in to fill the disclosure gap. Joe Walsh and Peter Cripps report
A growing number of mainstream investment firms are allocating capital to preserving and enhancing natural assets, but much more is needed, say Graham Cooper and Sophie Tremolet
Creating a greener and smarter grid is creating opportunities for private equity, says Andy Dyer
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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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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
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
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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Macquarie Capital Principal Finance has completed the majority acquisition of BioCow, a producer of biogas for the UK market.
Renewables firm Hero Future Energies (HFE) has received a $150…
The managers of the $1.1 trillion Norwegian sovereign wealth…
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will acquire…
Impax Asset Management hiked its full year dividend by a third after a "significant" jump in its assets under management (AUM).
Finance for low-carbon transport has risen sharply in recent…
Cicero plans to extend use of its Shades of Green methodology…
Hydrogen and water efficiency are among the most compelling sustainable…