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  • Three new biodiversity funds launched in Q4

    20 February 2024

    Three new biodiversity funds were launched in the final quarter of 2023, taking total number to 19, according to research conducted by Environmental Finance.

  • 'Big opportunities' for US sustainable bonds in 2024

    20 February 2024

    Although surprised by the scale of the US sustainable bond contraction in 2023, CA-CIB's Romina Reversi tells Ahren Lester that opportunities abound in 2024

  • Gresham House launches biodiversity credit fund

    20 February 2024

    Gresham House has launched a fund, targeting a £300 million fundraise, which will generate revenues by selling England's new mandatory biodiversity credits.

  • ICMA encourages 'early adoption' of transition plans as it unveils framework

    19 February 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has encouraged the "early adoption" of transition plans by companies, publishing a report which identifies three types of transition and provides an integrated transition plan framework.

  • Eskhata Bank secures first green bond in Tajikistan

    19 February 2024

    Eskhata Bank has raised the equivalent of $10 million in local currency from its debut green bond, which is the first sustainable bond issued in Tajikistan.

  • BlackRock acquires shares in largest wind farm in Africa

    19 February 2024

    The Danish Climate Investment Fund has sold its stake in Lake Turkana Wind Power to a BlackRock-managed vehicle.

  • Emerging markets to increasingly tap sustainable bond market in 2024, says S&P

    16 February 2024

    Emerging markets could increasingly access the labelled bond market in 2024, S&P Global Ratings predicted, despite moderate growth being forecast for the market as a whole.

  • Goldman Sachs launches €10m green bond ETF

    16 February 2024

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched its first dedicated green bond exchange traded-fund (ETF), adding the first passively managed product to its green bond fund range.

  • 'Reasonable' greenium for landmark Japan transition bond

    15 February 2024

    Japan's ground-breaking climate transition bond (CTB) secured a "reasonable" greenium, and it is preparing to return to the market at the end of March with a two-year bond to complement the existing five-year deal.

  • JETPs suffer from "insufficient new finance"

    15 February 2024

    There are "insufficient quantities" of new finance for Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs), the Rockefeller Foundation has said, warning that the current structure faces "significant challenges".