• Moody's: TNFD metrics an 'important milestone'

    29 March 2023

    The disclosure metrics proposed by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) are a significant step towards helping investors understand nature risks, and could boost sustainable debt markets, Moody's Investors Service said.

  • 'Final' EU Green Bond Standard text could arrive this week

    29 March 2023

    The final text of the EU Green Bond Standard (EU GBS) could be agreed by the end of week, as the ground-breaking green bond regulation continues to progress following the provisional deal earlier this month.

  • 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.

  • Exclusive: Jupiter to close sustainable bond funds

    28 March 2023

    Jupiter Asset Management (Jupiter AM) is to close its sustainable bond-focused funds as part of a substantial closure of smaller funds at the investment firm, a move which will also see Rhys Petheram leave the firm after 17 years.

  • Sovereign SLBs are 'good hedge' against sustainability policy changes

    24 March 2023

    Sovereign sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) are effective hedging instruments for investors against sustainability policy shifts, according to the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII).

  • Forthcoming TNFD metrics would work in sustainability-linked instruments

    23 March 2023

    Metrics to be published by the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) next week should be usable in sustainability-linked instruments, which could speed-up TNFD adoption, a member of the initiative has told an Environmental Finance event

  • ECB says climate 'tilt' cut carbon intensity of bond purchases by 65%

    23 March 2023

    The weighted average carbon intensity (WACI) of corporate bond purchases by the European Central Bank (ECB) was slashed by about 65%, following the introduction of a 'climate tilt' methodology to prioritise 'greener' issuers