• Dedicated transition funds 'needed to drive change'

    09 January 2024

    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

    09 January 2024

    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

    09 January 2024

    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

    05 January 2024

    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

    05 January 2024

    The EU has been too focused on 'green' in its sustainable finance, the Dutch MEP tells Ahren Lester

  • Japfa: SLBs need to offer issuers 'more carrot than stick'

    03 January 2024

    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

    03 January 2024

    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

    02 January 2024

    Greenium is 'natural course' for green bonds, but is not the objective, Simon Hajaj Ruby Harmat tells Ahren Lester