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  • Enel, DZ Bank join Principles ExCom as Fannie Mae exits

    23 June 2023

    Enel, DZ Bank and BNP Paribas Asset Management were among those elected to the executive committee (ExCom) which develop the influential sustainable bond principles, but Fannie Mae's exit marks a quick end to US issuer representation on the executive.

  • Axa IM targets biodiversity positivity for fund in 2030s

    25 April 2023

    Axa Investment Managers wants one of its biodiversity funds to have an overall contribution to biodiversity improvement within the 2030s, a fund manager has said.

  • SLB format is a good fit for biodiversity bonds, Axa IM says

    18 April 2023

    Organisations looking to demonstrate their contribution to biodiversity conservation could be best served by issuing a sustainability-linked bond (SLB) rather than a green bond, according to an analyst at Axa Investment Managers.

  • UK to 'monitor' ESG data for potential need to regulate providers

    31 March 2023

    The UK government will monitor whether it needs to regulate providers of ESG data, the country's Treasury said.

  • Green bond index underperforms global bond market in 2022

    09 March 2023

    A leading green bond index underperformed the global aggregate fixed income index by six percentage points in 2022.

  • Sustainable bond fund performance struggles in 2022 market turmoil

    09 March 2023

    After struggling to outperform, sustainable bond fund managers are hopeful the volatility of 2022 presents opportunities in 2023. Ahren Lester reports

  • Euro sustainable bond funds assets set €17bn record in 2022

    02 March 2023

    Despite unprecedented bond market conditions, Euro sustainable bond funds continued to attract substantial fresh capital from eager investors. Ahren Lester reports