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  • 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
  • Australia raises AUD7bn from three-times oversubscribed green bond debut

    04 June 2024

    The Australian government has raised AUD7 billion ($4.7 billion) from its debut sovereign green bond, with the final orderbook around AUD23 billion.

  • Asia leading Europe on transition integration, conference hears

    04 June 2024

    Asia has moved ahead of Europe in integrating transition into sustainability discussions, an Environmental Finance conference has heard, with investors "finally coming around" to accept potential greenwashing risks of transition investments.

  • Australia sees strong orderbook for AUD7bn debut sovereign green bond

    03 June 2024

    The Australian government has launched a 10-year sovereign green bond which is intending to raise AUD7 billion ($4.7 billion).

  • Bond round-up: Qatar, Emirates Islamic Bank, Pandora ... and more

    29 May 2024
  • Barclays' Hanna: We need to agree rules of the road on transition

    29 May 2024

    Barclays sees defining transition finance and boosting funding for climate tech as key challenges, Daniel Hanna tells Peter Cripps

  • Amundi: 'Very high potential' for sustainability-linked loans, bonds

    29 May 2024

    French asset manager Amundi said sustainability-linked debt instruments can be the "right" transition impact finance tools, in particular sustainability-linked loans (SLLs) for decarbonising the balance sheets of banks.

  • EIB: We must be 'pragmatic, not dogmatic' on transition finance

    28 May 2024

    A senior official at the European Investment Bank (EIB) said that sustainable finance cannot be "dogmatic" when it comes to choosing where to finance investments with the greatest impact for the transition.