• AFII: PPC target 'turnaround' shows 'strength of SLBs'

    22 February 2024

    Greece's Public Power Corporation (PPC) is on "back on track" to meet its next sustainability-linked bond (SLB) target, despite missing an earlier one - which the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII) said shows the positive incentive that the performance-based instrument provides issuers.

  • S&P: US REIT green bond issuance plummets in 2023

    21 February 2024

    Green bond issuance by US real estate investment trusts (REITs) plummeted to just 3.6% of the market in 2023, down from around 18% in both 2022 and 2021.

  • 'Big four' sustainable finance SPO providers emerge in 2023

    20 February 2024

    Sustainalytics, S&P Global Ratings, ISS and Moody's have emerged as the 'big four' second-party opinion (SPO) providers in the sustainable finance market in 2023, but the race for market share has tightened as the sector matures and consolidates.

  • 'Big opportunities' for US sustainable bonds in 2024

    20 February 2024

    Although surprised by the scale of the US sustainable bond contraction in 2023, CA-CIB's Romina Reversi tells Ahren Lester that opportunities abound in 2024

  • Include climate transition risk in capital requirements, ECB research says

    20 February 2024

    Regulators should include climate-related transition risks in calculations for banks' capital requirements, according to research by the European Central Bank (ECB).

  • Sustainable Bonds Insight 2024 published

    20 February 2024

    The free-to-download report features infographics and data on the main trends in the GSSS markets in 2023 and includes brand new chapters and infographics dedicated to these new directions for the market.