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  • GSAM backs SLBs with step-downs

    17 June 2024

    A major sustainable bond investor has urged investors and asset owners to seriously consider sustainability-linked bonds (SLB) with a step-down coupon on achieving or outperforming targets, as it is a "better structure" for the performance-based instrument.

  • Issuers should 'use more Opex in green bonds,' says GSAM

    17 June 2024

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) said green bond issuers should look to use more operational expenditures (Opex) in their use-of-proceeds allocation to help grow the market.

  • Emerging market sustainable bond investment momentum building

    14 June 2024

    Investors and issuers are responding to the challenges EM sustainable bonds pose, and the tide is turning in their favour. Ahren Lester reports

  • Qatar Central Bank publishes 'important' financial sector sustainability strategy

    13 June 2024

    The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has published its sustainability strategy for the financial sector, which includes plans to develop a sustainable taxonomy and guidelines for sustainable debt instruments - including sukuk.

  • Artesian, Carbon Collective launch $10m short-duration green bond ETF

    13 June 2024
  • Bond round-up: Germany, A2A, KPN ... and more

    12 June 2024
  • Philippine green energy firm CREC readies 2025 green bond

    12 June 2024
  • 'Orange bonds will have their day,' says Fidelity

    12 June 2024

    Fidelity International (FIL) said 'orange' social bonds focused on financing gender equality finance are "currently uninvestible," but the $800 billion asset manager is looking closely into them and believes their "will have their day" in the sustainable fixed income market.

  • Green bond market to grow 10% per annum until 2030, Mirova predicts

    11 June 2024
  • Issuers must be encouraged to kick-start blue bond market, says Fidelity

    11 June 2024

    Fidelity International (FIL) said "obvious" marine and water-focused issuers must be encouraged by investors to enter the blue bond market to energise the market, adding that 'blue' projects exist but are not grouped together enough.