Bond round-up: Volkswagen, E.on, Generali ... and more
Dedicated transition funds 'needed to drive change'
Dedicated "transition" strategies can help "preserve clarity" in the sustainable investment sector and drive real change in the economy, said Altius Asset Management (Altius AM),...
SMF raises IDR700bn from 'milestone' Indonesian social bond, sukuk
State-owned housing finance firm Sarana Multigriya Finansial (SMF) has raised IDR700 billion ($45 million) from a dual-tranche social bond and social sukuk as it launches an IDR9.5 trillion issuance programme.
EF Sustainable Debt Awards 2024 nominations open
Nominations have opened for the 2024 Environmental Finance Sustainable Debt Awards, formerly known as the Environmental Finance Bond Awards.
Corporate sustainable bond issuance 'slump' to reverse in 2024, says Barclays
Corporate sustainable bond issuance in 2024 is forecast to reverse following a two-year "slump" as US dollar supply returns to growth following a sharp decline in 2023, according to Barclays.
Paul Tang: EU must emphasise transition finance
The EU has been too focused on 'green' in its sustainable finance, the Dutch MEP tells Ahren Lester
Bond round-up: Austria, Chiba City ... and more
Japfa: SLBs need to offer issuers 'more carrot than stick'
A ground-breaking sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issuer has hit back against investor demands for larger penalties for missing targets associated with the performance-based instrument, arguing that the market needs to offer "more carrot than stick" for issuers.
The top 10 most-read articles of the year and the themes they reveal
The rapidly evolving policy landscape continued to dominate the news in 2023, with EU announcements creating several of the most-read articles on Environmental Finance.
Denmark: Green bonds are leading to green dogma
Greenium is 'natural course' for green bonds, but is not the objective, Simon Hajaj Ruby Harmat tells Ahren Lester