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  • Partially liquid structures win over pension funds on renewables

    20 February 2024

    'Semi-liquid' fund structures could help UK-based pension funds allocate more capital to renewables developments, Schroders Greencoat has claimed.

  • 'Big four' sustainable finance SPO providers emerge in 2023

    20 February 2024

    Sustainalytics, S&P Global Ratings, ISS and Moody's have emerged as the 'big four' second-party opinion (SPO) providers in the sustainable finance market in 2023, but the race for market share has tightened as the sector matures and consolidates.

  • 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

  • Performance in Covid period shows resilience of ESG investing, ESMA research says

    20 February 2024

    ESG-themed listed equities funds tended to have better financial performance and higher inflows than their peers at the height of Covid-19 - indicating the resilience of the investment style in periods of extreme financial stress, according to research by a regulator.

  • Include climate transition risk in capital requirements, ECB research says

    20 February 2024

    Regulators should include climate-related transition risks in calculations for banks' capital requirements, according to research by the European Central Bank (ECB).