Investors must start to consider their role in tackling inequality, argues Jean-Jacques Barbéris
Institutional investors are ready to provide an exciting new source of growth for the sustainability-linked loan market, Michael Hurley writes
Despite the strong growth in the Chinese green bond market in recent years, analysis by the Climate Policy Initiative's Donovan Escalante and June Choi shows there is still plenty policymakers and investors can do to boost how effective the market becomes
This year's landmark convention on biodiversity will put the issue squarely in focus - and will increase scrutiny of financial institutions and large companies. IBAT's Dr Eugenie Regan explains how they can ensure they are managing their biodiversity exposures
Access over 150 products provided by ESG data companies across the world through Environmental Finance's unique directory which has been updated for 2020. The guide details what data is recorded by the different providers and summarises their offerings. The guide is designed to help data users navigate the world of ESG data, and to discover new sources of information.
Investors are increasingly looking to apply ESG analysis into asset classes beyond equities and corporate debt – and FTSE Russell is developing the tools to help them do so, says Sylvain Chateau, head of sustainable investment product management at its parent, the London Stock Exchange Group
HSBC’s analysts have been collecting climate data since 2007. Piers Butler and Ashim Paun explain the banks approach, how the data is used, and what comes next
ISS ESG puts a premium on its clients’ ability to customise the ESG data and analytics they can access, its CEO Marija Kramer tells Environmental Finance
S&P Global is integrating ESG, climate and SDG datasets and even post-Covid analysis, Richard Mattison, CEO of Trucost, part of S&P Global, tells Environmental Finance
Girish Narula, CEO of Urgentem, describes a unique data and analytics platform
The Covid pandemic has encouraged ESG index providers to take a broader view of sustainability, Simon Vinatea and Thomas Montagnon of Vigeo Eiris’s index business tell Environmental Finance
The winners of Environmental Finance's annual Sustainable Investment Awards have been announced.
ESG Portfolio Management won Environmental Finance's Multi Asset-Manager of the year award. Christoph Klein explains the firm's philosophy - and how its selection of sustainable companies and DAX put options helped it beat the pandemic crash
Fitch Ratings was awarded Environmental Finance's 2020 award for most transparent credit ratings agency. Andrew Steel, its global head of sustainable finance, explains how the firm has integrated ESG analysis into its ratings process - and what comes next
Ninety One's newly launched Global Environment Fund enjoyed a stellar 2019, and has seen a boost from the EU's green stimulus. Its co-manager Deirdre Cooper explains how a concentrated approach to the low-carbon transition is delivering results
The EF Bond Database is the most comprehensive source of information on the labelled green, social and sustainability bond markets. The database is updated daily, is fully searchable and allows the export of Excel ready tables.
*Only Covid-19 response bonds labelled Green, Social or Sustainability or follow ICMA's Sustainability Bond Guidelines, Social Bond Principles or Green Bond Principles, or EU Sustainability Finance Taxonomy have been included.
Banks are in "the early days" of understanding and addressing the climate risks in their portfolios, a webinar hosted by Environmental Finance heard.
It is important that the recommendations of the Task Force on…
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD),…
The Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) initiative is…
TPG's flagship impact investing fund has purchased a 1GW portfolio of solar photovoltaic projects from China-based Trina Solar for an undisclosed sum.
Join our webinars each Tuesday 10:00 EF / 15:00 BST
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC), a specialist UK insurer,…
Investment in green technologies is holding up better than its fossil fuel rivals, reports Ahren Lester, despite the unprecedented economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic slashing 2020 forecasts
Aegon Asset Management and ABN AMRO plan to launch a listed equity impact fund this year, in a tie-up that will look to tap growing demand for impact investments in their respective network of clients.
Jeff Ubben has left $16 billion hedge fund manager ValueAct to…
Resource efficiency-focused investments have outperformed since the start of 2020, WHEB Asset Management tells Ahren Lester, as customers and investors recognise their "enduring appeal" despite the economic shock caused by the coronavirus pandemic
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published draft 'standards'…
Citigroup's investment banking division has created a 'sustainability…