The IFC and AfDB have demonstrated how the social bond market can help combat the coronavirus pandemic, writes Michael Hurley
A new climate rating system is needed for all bonds, argues Michael Eckhart one of the original authors of the Green Bond Principles
The latest board meeting of the fund was held in Geneva because of the coronavirus. Margaret-Ann Splawn shares her reflections of the meeting
The sovereign debt market is one of the largest asset classes in the world, and yet it has typically lagged other asset classes when it comes to integrating climate change considerations.
Click here to download FREE, Environmental Finance's Sustainable Bonds Insight 2020. This report includes graphics and data illustrating the main trends of 2019 in the green, social and sustainability bond markets together with forward-looking commentary from leading market commentators.
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.
Energy Systems Catapult was set up to accelerate the transformation of the UK's energy system and ensure UK businesses and consumers capture the opportunities of clean growth.
RMI is seeking one or more Associates or Senior Associates to join the Global Climate Finance Program's Climate-Aligned Financial Sector Initiative.
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With its broad scope from airports to hospitals, wind farms to oil pipelines, assessing ESG data in the infrastructure sphere comes with a wide array of challenges. Christopher Marchant spoke to experts in the sector about the ongoing push for in standardisation and disclosure.
As well as considering the ESG credentials of an infrastructure project, investors should also consider resilience. Christopher Marchant reports
The market for data on the social impacts of investments in real estate is growing rapidly, writes Christopher Marchant
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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BlackRock has launched three environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) through its $2.2 trillion iShares platform, shortly after announcing plans to double its ESG funds by 2021.
Jupiter Asset Management has joined the swelling ranks of investors…
Growing pressure to regulate so-called 'forever chemicals' helped boost the performance of water testing companies in BNP Paribas' Aqua fund, Justin Winter tells Michael Hurley
After a tumultuous 2018 for the alternative energy sector, an emphatic rebound for RobecoSAM's Smart Energy fund suggests the future remains bright. Christopher Marchant reports.