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  • "Inflection point" reached on biodiversity in bond markets

    07 June 2024

    Improving data and capacity mean biodiversity within fixed income markets has hit an "exciting inflection point" but warned issuance might remain limited, Morningstar Sustainalytics told delegates at an Environmental Finance conference.

  • Green bond investor focus on 'co-benefits' continues to grow, says QTC

    07 June 2024

    Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) said investors are requesting more information on the social and economic 'co-benefits' of 'green' projects financed through its green bonds, adding that this trend is set to continue.

  • CIP co-leads $210m funding for US biocarbon producer

    06 June 2024
  • 'Green enabler' green bonds are 'wishful thinking'

    06 June 2024

    Singaporean petrochemicals and natural resource firm ChemOne said the journey to finding a route for sustainable financing for 'green enabling' activities is a good idea, ...

  • Loans round-up: COPASA, Shriram, OCP Group and more...

    06 June 2024
  • Caution urged over reliance on blue, orange bond labels

    06 June 2024

    While sub-labels are helpful for "signalling" purposes, the market should "caution against" separating blue and orange bonds from the wider green bond label, delegates at the Environmental Finance Sustainable Debt Asia 2024 conference heard.

  • CA-CIB promoting 'sustainability-linked loan' bond and principles development

    05 June 2024

    Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CA-CIB) considers 'sustainability-linked loan' bonds (SLLBs) a valuable addition to improve the transparency in the SLL market, amid ongoing work to develop principles for the lender-focused instrument.

  • Adaptation funding gap could lead to more opportunities, says Oxford University's Ranger

    05 June 2024

    A mismatch in funding 'resilient adaptation' strategies could result in a "huge opportunity" for investors, according to Oxford University's Nicola Ranger.

  • Bond round-up: Australia, National Bank of Kuwait, Bloom Energy ... and more

    05 June 2024
  • European regulators make recommendations in greenwashing reports

    04 June 2024

    The EU's three principal financial services regulators have called for enhanced supervision and improved market practice on sustainability-related claims in new reports on greenwashing in the financial sector.