• Slovenian central bank boosts sustainable investment plans

    29 March 2023

    Banka Slovenije plans to increase its investments in green, social and sustainability bonds to €400 million ($433 million) by the end of 2025 and reduce the carbon footprint of its private sector investments.

  • 'Strong ESG rating helps' Africa's biggest renewables deal

    20 March 2023

    The process of securing Africa's biggest renewable energy deal was smoothed by the company being acquired having an outstanding ESG rating, it was claimed.

  • EF's Sustainable Investment Awards open for entries

    06 March 2023

    Entries to Environmental Finance's annual Sustainable Investment Awards are open until 14 April 2023.

  • Indian stock exchange gets approval for 'social' segment

    06 March 2023

    The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has received regulatory approval to launch a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) to help enterprises finance social initiatives, including through pay-for-success Development Impact Bonds (DIBs).

  • 'Our role in the transition goes beyond labelled bonds'

    06 March 2023

    Luxembourg Stock Exchange has a role to play in providing transparency on net zero plans, its CEO Julie Becker tells Peter Cripps

  • Osmosis wins $4.5bn mandate, as market shifts away from 'one size fits all' approach to ESG

    13 February 2023

    A specialist environmental asset manager has won one of the biggest ever ESG mandates, in a $4.5 billion deal that signals the market is moving away from "one size fits all" approach to sustainability funds.

  • BlackRock: 2022 figures show sustainable ETFs 'coming of age'

    06 February 2023

    Sustainable exchange-traded funds (ETFs) secured more than half of total ETF industry net inflows in 2022 amid challenging markets, a trend BlackRock said shows they are "coming of age".

  • Investors 'could be forced to sell impact funds in 2023, creating buyer's market'

    13 January 2023

    Stakes in impact funds will come up for sale this year as pension funds and other asset owners are forced to sell early, following the market ructions of the past year,...