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  • Enel SLB target miss 'very significant event' for market

    24 April 2024

    The missed target tied to more than $10 billion worth of sustainability-linked bonds from Italian energy firm Enel has been described as showing the "value" of the performance-based instrument,...

  • Enel SLB target miss 'to cost it $27m'

    24 October 2023

    Investors are not pricing in the expected Enel sustainability-linked bond (SLB) target miss at the end of 2023 which could trigger a coupon step-up for more than $10 billion worth of debt, according to the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII).

  • Chile enhances its SLBs in latest issue, and promises more to come

    03 July 2023

    The return of Chile to the sustainability-linked bond (SLB) market has been praised for the addition of a more diverse target mix - becoming the first sovereign SLB issuer to include a gender target.

  • People moves 12 May: Persefoni, Downing, GFANZ ... and more

    12 May 2023
  • AFII questions strength of ICA Gruppen green bond framework

    11 May 2023
  • PPC: Transition commitment prevented 'forced selling' of SLB, says Barclays

    28 April 2023

    The clear transition commitment outlined by Public Power Corporation (PPC) appears to have helped avoid "forced selling" of its sustainability-linked bond (SLB) after a target failure,...

  • SFDR 'stimulates greenwashing', claims Marsham

    18 April 2023

    The creation of Article 8 and 9 fund classifications within the EU's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) 'stimulated greenwashing', Marsham Investment Management has argued.

  • Sovereign SLBs are 'good hedge' against sustainability policy changes

    24 March 2023

    Sovereign sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) are effective hedging instruments for investors against sustainability policy shifts, according to the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII).

  • ESG in Fixed Income EMEA 2023 - early bird ends this Friday

    14 March 2023

    The early bird rate for Environmental Finance's annual ESG in Fixed Income EMEA conference will end this Friday, so register now to save 20%

  • Air France-KLM sustainability-linked bond step-up 'falls short'

    13 January 2023

    The coupon step-up on the ground-breaking Air France-KLM sustainability-linked bond (SLB) has "fallen short" in terms of its materiality, ...