• Most investors not assessing negative impact risk, says BlueMark

    18 May 2023

    The impact investing market still has 'more work to do' in assessing the risk of negative impacts, impact verification provider BlueMark has said.

  • LGX: Gender-focused bonds are growing, but reporting is limited

    17 May 2023

    A report from Luxembourg Stock Exchange shows the market for gender-focused bonds deserves better impact reporting. Ahren Lester reports

  • CA100+ needs to stop members working against each other, say investors

    17 May 2023

    The Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) collaborative engagement initiative needs to stop its members working against each other, investors have told Environmental Finance.

  • GSAM: 36% of European investors ready to invest in social bonds

    16 May 2023

    More investors are expected to switch some of their conventional bond allocation to social bonds, Bram Bos tells Ahren Lester

  • Gender equality a rising priority for Japanese investors, says Sustainable Fitch

    16 May 2023

    Gender equality has risen as a priority for institutional investors and bond issuers in the Japanese market, following an increase in gender-focused regulations in the country, Sustainable Fitch has said.

  • L&G, Octopus invest £70m in ground source heat pumps

    16 May 2023

    Legal & General Capital and Octopus Energy's generation arm have invested a combined £70 million ($88 million) in UK-based ground source heat pump manufacturer and installer Kensa Group.

  • SMBC enhances climate-risk framework

    16 May 2023

    Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation has developed a new climate-risk framework and announced it will review each customer's transition risk response by this summer.

  • IIGCC unveils TCFD-style guidance to boost private equity climate action

    16 May 2023

    Guidance for private equity investors on how to measure progress towards achieving 'net zero' greenhouse gas emissions has been published.

  • OCBC sets targets for high-emitters

    16 May 2023

    OCBC has set decarbonisation targets for its six most emissions-intensive sectors, as part of its aim to reach net zero financed emissions by 2050.