Loan round-up: Bapco Energies, GP Industries, KWAP... and more
Bond round-up: Bank Pekao, Argentina, Ericsson ... and more
10% of sustainability-linked bonds 'not aligned' with ICMA principles, says Fitch
One in ten of the sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) rated by Sustainable Fitch are "not aligned" with the widely accepted principles administered by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), almost four-times the level for green, social and sustainability bonds.
Innovative $1bn 'blended finance' SDG loan fund launched
Allianz Global Investors (Allianz GI) and FMO Investment Management (FMO IM) have launched a UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)-aligned loan fund after successfully mobilising $1.1 billion for the innovative public-private investment fund.
Bank of Ireland eyes expansion after sustainability-linked farmer loan launch
Bank of Ireland has officially launched its sustainability-linked loan programme for farmers who supply Kerry Dairy, as Ireland's largest agriculture lender prepares to roll it out to more than 20,000 farmers in 2024.
S&P: Physical climate risk could reduce global economy by 4.4% a year
Physical climate risks are likely to become more material to S&P's sovereign rating analysis, the rating agency says. Ahren Lester reports
Inaugural COP report published
Environmental Finance has published its first COP-focused special report in the build up to COP28, taking place in Dubai this week.