• Growing 'greenium' in labelled bond market divides opinions

    06 April 2021

    A boom in demand for green, social and sustainability bonds has meant issuers of these instruments were increasingly able to achieve cheaper financing than from unlabelled bonds in recent months, according to HSBC - a trend which has unsettled some investors.

  • 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.

  • Three Swedish firms invest in IFC's SEK 3bn coronavirus bond

    20 March 2020

    Part of World Bank's $14bn financial package to help curb the pandemic

  • Heathrow Airport, Pension Protection Fund, DEFRA, Danone, Swedfund, UN PRI confirmed to speak at Green Equities + Natural Capital Investment conferences

    05 November 2019

    Key investment industry participants will gather in London on 25 November for Environmental Finance's Green Equities and Natural Capital conferences.

  • Pension funds and insurers commit to carbon-neutral investments by 2050

    25 September 2019

    The newly launched alliance is responsible for $2.4trn in investments

  • Amundi's one-year-old green bond fund 'ahead of schedule'

    04 March 2019

    The world's largest green bond fund bought more green-labelled issuance in its first year than originally anticipated, Frédéric Samama tells Michael Hurley

  • Delivering disclosure

    12 November 2018

    The EU disclosure proposal seeks to clarify investors’ duties and unlock growth in sustainable finance, reports Elena K. Johansson

  • People Moves: Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre, CalPERS and E3G

    28 September 2018

    Magnus Billing, CEO of Sweden's pension fund Alecta, has been appointed as chair of Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre's advisory board.

  • Swedish pension investment helps $250m impact fund smash target

    30 April 2018

    An impact fund investing in emerging market loans has smashed through its target and raised $250 million at first close, helped by an initial $100 million investment from pension provider Alecta.

  • Green bond round-up, 31 January 2018

    31 January 2018

    Poland has tapped the green bond market for the second time, with a €1 billion ($1.2 billion) issue.