• MAS launches transition taxonomy and pilots 'transition credits'

    04 December 2023

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a 'transition' taxonomy for eight priority sectors, and announced a 'transition credit' coalition for 'early phase out' of coal power plants.

  • COP28: MAS launches sustainable blended finance programme

    04 December 2023

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced two blended finance partnerships, as part of a wider Singaporean platform looking to raise $5 billion in blended capital.

  • How COP28 can accelerate deep green finance

    04 December 2023

    COP28 will be seen as a missed opportunity, if the role of local banks in emerging markets is not addressed as a crucial solution to scaling climate finance, writes Lachlan Cameron

  • KfW says it will keep buying green bonds as €2.5bn investment mandate completes

    04 December 2023

    German development bank has reiterated its commitment to investing in green bonds after its €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion) eight-year government-mandated market growth promotion programme was successfully completed.

  • COP28: Voluntary carbon market braced for regulatory intervention following IOSCO report

    03 December 2023

    The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has proposed a set of measures to help regulators bring more integrity to the voluntary carbon market (VCM).

  • COP28: a world under pressure

    02 December 2023

    Governments putting short-term politics before long-term climate policy must change course at COP28, argues Tom Williams

  • ABN Amro: EPC changes could impact Dutch banks' green bonds

    01 December 2023

    Green bond investors should be cautious about Dutch bank green bonds allocated heavily to Dutch real estate, ABN Amro said, ...

  • UK urged by MPs to make TNFD mandatory within three years

    01 December 2023

    The UK has been urged by members of parliament to make the Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures mandatory within three years.