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  • Euro, US dollar sustainable bond liquidity diverges in 2023

    12 January 2024

    The declining issuance of sustainable bonds in the US is leaving its mark on secondary market liquidity for the instruments, according to Barclays.

  • Climate engagement with Australia only just beginning, investor says

    12 January 2024

    Australian government plans to issue a green bond represent only the beginning of a collaborative investor engagement with the sovereign issuer, according to Brandywine Global.

  • Sovereigns lead 2023 sustainable bond issuance back to growth

    10 January 2024

    Resurgent green bond issuance and record-breaking activity from governments edged the sustainable bond market back close to $1 trillion in 2023, Ahren Lester reports

  • Iberdrola secures €300m EM-focused 'sustainability-linked green' loan

    10 January 2024

    Iberdrola has signed a €300 million ($328 million) sustainability-linked green loan with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) which will be used to finance renewable energy projects in coal-reliant emerging markets.

  • Dedicated transition funds 'needed to drive change'

    09 January 2024

    Dedicated "transition" strategies can help "preserve clarity" in the sustainable investment sector and drive real change in the economy, said Altius Asset Management (Altius AM),...

  • SMF raises IDR700bn from 'milestone' Indonesian social bond, sukuk

    09 January 2024

    State-owned housing finance firm Sarana Multigriya Finansial (SMF) has raised IDR700 billion ($45 million) from a dual-tranche social bond and social sukuk as it launches an IDR9.5 trillion issuance programme.

  • Impax acquires fixed income manager as bonds become 'strategic priority'

    09 January 2024

    Sustainability specialist Impax Asset Management is to acquire fixed income manager Absalon Corporate Credit from Copenhagen-based Formuepleje Group.

  • EF Sustainable Debt Awards 2024 nominations open

    09 January 2024

    Nominations have opened for the 2024 Environmental Finance Sustainable Debt Awards, formerly known as the Environmental Finance Bond Awards.