Is transition risk really being priced in effectively by fixed income markets? Sustainability-linked bonds provide some useful insights into how it is not, Ahren Lester argues
In an increasingly complicated market, the cost of compliance with ESG regulations will increase, but the cost of litigation could be even higher, say Paul Watchman and Thomas Harding
New chair Doris Honold tells Ahren Lester the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) should focus on "replicating and innovating" to accelerate the scaling of the sustainable bond market
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Why businesses can't ignore the social impacts of their net-zero transition
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COP27 saw discussion about the climate impact potential of managed coal power phase-out schemes, but can these innovative deals be pulled off? Ahren Lester reports
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As 2022 comes to a close, a look at how ESG regulation has and will steer ESG investing. Come and join in the discussion in ISS ESG's webinar in association with Environmental Finance
7 December 2022, 3:00 PM GMT
Sustainability regulations are on the rise, all in an effort to manage capital flows towards sustainable investments, but the question remains, are these regulations succeeding?
8 December 2022, 3:00 PM GMT
In association with the GB-TAP this webinar discusses highlights from the Emerging Market - Banks, Bonds and Impact report to look at the green bond impact reporting practices of emerging market financial institutions.
13 December 2022, 3:00 PM GMT
How can the tech sector keep up with an exponential demand for data and focus on sustainability? Join us as we discuss financing change in the tech sector.
IÉSEG School of Management is looking for two professors in SUSTAINABLE FINANCE
World Wildlife Fund-United States (WWF-US), one of the world's leading environment organizations, seeks a Director, Carbon Markets Policy and Governance, based in the WWF-US Climate Team.
All time sustainable bond issuance in the Supranational, Sovereign, Agency (SSA) market reached $1.4tn with year on year (y-o-y) increase seen in every year. The highest issuance year by value was last year, 2021, with over $430bn issued.
All time issuance is lead by Agencies with 43%, followed by Supranational and Sovereigns with 37% and 20%, respectively.
The charts are derived from all time issuance data, spanning from the first sustainable bond issued to 09 November 2022. SSAs include Supranational, Sovereigns and Agencies (SSA).
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