• 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

  • Affirmative to be integrated into MetLife following acquisition

    30 August 2022

    Sustainability bonds specialist Affirmative Investment Management (AIM) has been bought by the asset management arm of US insurer MetLife and will be integrated into its new owner.

  • Video: Affirmative Investment Management's Katie House on social bonds

    27 May 2022

    "The biggest impact that the European Commission's social taxonomy will have is that it can provide really helpful guidance, especially for our research to determine whether something should fall into our investable universe," according to Katie House...

  • Social taxonomy's use for bonds 'limited'

    22 April 2022

    The EU Platform's proposed taxonomy of social activities may have only limited use for social bond issuers, according to a panel of market practitioners.

  • Impact reporting: a work in progress

    08 February 2022

    Green bond impact reporting growing significantly, but problems remain, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Promises, promises ... asset managers and net zero commitments

    13 October 2021

    Signing up to the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative brings a plethora of challenges, but also a sketch of a pathway to a sustainable business model, writes Thomas Cox

  • Databases and regulation driving standardisation of labelled bond data

    02 July 2021

    Efforts to standardise green, social and sustainability bond impact data are gaining traction, but widespread comparability remains elusive, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Michael Hurley reports

  • Kinnersley steps down from Affirmative Investment Management

    14 June 2021

    Stuart Kinnersley has stepped down as Managing Partner at Affirmative Investment Management (AIM)...

  • Change on the horizon for green bond impact reporting

    04 February 2021

    Proposals for an EU Green Bond Standard (GBS) and the pending launch of a platform designed to make it easier for investors to access data signal change for green bond impact reporting, according to participants of a webinar on the subject.