Profile: Axa IM's new green bond fund
Axa IM uses its in-house responsible investment expertise to cherry-pick labelled green bonds, and also buys unlabelled green corporate bonds, says Peter Cripps
Growing the corporate green bond market
The enormous potential of companies to tap the green bond market has yet to be realised. Sophie Robinson-Tillett asks why
ABN Amro introduces sustainability data into property lending
Netherlands-based bank ABN Amro has introduced Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) environmental, social and governance (ESG) data to its real estate lending process.
BAML says green bond market is strong again as it clinches Q2 underwriter title
The scramble to be named the biggest underwriter in the green bond market produced a new champion in the second quarter of 2015, after Bank of America Merrill Lynch deposed JP Morgan from the top of a league table.
Analysis: The Climate Bonds Initiative's new standards
The CBI's proposed new standards are designed to shore up investor confidence in the market. But will they prove too onerous for many issuers, asks Sophie Robinson-Tillett
Climate Bonds Initiative to revamp its standards
The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) is set to relaunch its green bond standards in a move it claims will boost investor confidence in the market.
Bank issuance helps green bond market gather steam in Q2
A raft of issues from private banks helped the green bond market gather pace in Q2 after a slow start to the year.
Green bond comment: An encouraging quarter
When Environmental Finance's small-but-dedicated team of green bond aficionados totted up all the green bond issues from the first quarter of 2015, the numbers were a little disappointing, says Peter Cripps.
Financials become biggest corporate green bond issuer
Banks have emerged as the biggest corporate issuers of green bonds after a spate of issues this year helped the sector overtake utilities, according to a report.
Morgan Stanley issues inaugural $500m green bond
Morgan Stanley has joined the select ranks of private banks to have issued a green bond, after it sold $500 million of its own notes.