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  • TotalEnergies pauses SLB plans amid weak market development

    19 April 2024

    French oil supermajor TotalEnergies told Environmental Finance it has paused plans made in 2021 to only issue new sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) after the market for the performance-based instrument did not "develop as anticipated" - especially in the US.

  • 'Huge opportunity' for private transition credit growth, says HSBC

    19 April 2024

    There is a "huge opportunity" for private credit markets to provide transition finance, in particular direct lending through sustainability-linked loans (SLLs), said HSBC Asset Management (HSBC AM).

  • NZAOA releases fourth target setting protocol

    19 April 2024

    The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance (NZAOA) has released the fourth edition of the Target-Setting Protocol (TSP V4) which expands private asset classes coverage, requires a new round of targets and introduces the assessment of govvies' holdings.

  • Sovereign green bonds should 'move on from railways' for impact

    18 April 2024

    Sovereign issuers have been urged by an investor to look beyond clean transport - in particular, railways - for their green bond allocations in order to improve impact, an Environmental Finance event heard.

  • Nature the next frontier of sustainability, says RBC

    18 April 2024
  • GRESB secures investment from General Atlantic's BeyondNetZero Fund

    18 April 2024

    General Atlantic has taken a majority stake in real assets sustainability standards and benchmarking body GRESB, through its BeyondNetZero climate growth fund.

  • Transition and good returns 'aligning more' in bond markets

    17 April 2024

    The link between issuers with good transition strategies and good returns in the bond market is increasingly becoming clearer, two transition bond fund managers told an Environmental Finance event.

  • Alantra's Klima fund leads €52m energy grid platform investment

    16 April 2024
  • BlueOrchard bags BII and NDF for second emerging markets fund

    16 April 2024
  • Natural capital will become a fundamental component of investors' portfolios

    16 April 2024

    Ben O'Donnell responds to Environmental Finance's article: 'Comment: Can natural capital become its own asset class?'