• More private capital is needed to help hit forestry targets, says Gresham House

    01 February 2024

    The UK and other countries need to attract more private capital to help them hit their reforestation targets, Gresham House has argued.

  • AfDB: 'Record' orderbook for landmark 'sustainable hybrid' bond

    31 January 2024

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) said its ground-breaking debut 'sustainable hybrid' capital bond attracted a "record" orderbook for the multi-lateral development bank (MDB), with the $750 million deal more than eight-times oversubscribed.

  • Direct lending - the next frontier for SLLs?

    31 January 2024

    There could be more bilateral sustainability-linked loans, but Alcentra tells Ahren Lester that uncertainty over the structure and market fragmentation remain headwinds

  • BADEA issues social bond for debut bond deal

    31 January 2024

    The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) issued a social bond, as it marked the "significant milestone" of its first ever bond issuance.

  • UK to raise £2.5bn from first 2024 green bond deal

    31 January 2024

    The UK will raise £2.5 billion ($3.2 billion) from a tap of its 2053 sovereign green bond in an auction to take place next week, marking the start of its 2024 sustainable bond issuance after a record-breaking 2023.

  • Amundi looking to 'escalate' engagement and voting on biodiversity

    31 January 2024

    Amundi is looking to escalate its engagement activity against companies that have a negative impact on biodiversity, including potential voting action at proxy season.