Credit Suisse: Another headwind for 'green' AT1 bonds
The proposed wipe-out of additional tier 1 (AT1) bondholders as part of the Credit Suisse "merger" with UBS has sent prices of the limited 'green' AT1 issuances lower, providing a further headwind for the rare instrument.
Combating inflation best way to support green investments, ECB says
The European Central Bank (ECB) has scotched a suggestion that it could introduce measures to insulate climate-themed investments from inflation, as it said ensuring price stability over the medium term is the best way to ensure inflation does not impair the energy transition.
Leapfrog eyes Indian climate tech
Impact investor Leapfrog is looking for Indian climate technology opportunities this year, which it described as possibly the nation's "defining year" for the sector.
US, UK and Canada corporate sustainable bond issuance plummets in 2022
Corporate sustainable bond issuance in the US, UK and Canada in 2022 shrank more sharply than in other G7 countries, some of which managed to deliver growth during a tough year...
IDB Invest launches 'innovative' Liberty Costa Rica SLB deal
Telecommunications firm Liberty Costa Rica has raised $400 million from its maiden sustainability-linked bond (SLB) which will be used to support a $450 million financing deal with IDB Invest
EU green bond standard mired in broader market discussions
Attempts to finalise a standard have been bogged down in talks about whether the labelled bond market also needs minimum requirements - but there is hope of resolution. Ahren Lester reports
SLBs at 'inflection point' in 2023 as sustainable bond market rebounds
After struggling in late 2022, S&P's Dennis Sugrue tells Ahren Lester the sustainability-linked bond market needs to face up to its significant challenges to return as a driver rather than drag on sustainable bond growth in 2023
Environmental Finance reveals annual Market Rankings winners
Environmental Finance is proud to announce the winners of its 2022 Annual Market Rankings.
Impax CEO: the best is yet to come despite volatile 2022
Impax Asset Management's CEO has shrugged off a fall in assets in its full year results, arguing that "the best is yet to come" as the shift to a net-zero economy gathers pace.