• 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, ...

  • AFII: Milestone 'first' SLB step-up should give investors confidence

    30 November 2022

    The sustainability-linked bond (SLB) market has reached a milestone after the "first" step-up was triggered by PKN Orlen...

  • AFII: Sell Euro carbon-intensive bonds ahead of ECB sell-off

    10 June 2022

    Investors have been urged to sell their euro-denominated corporate bond holdings in carbon-intensive firms ahead of an expected wind-down of the €340 billion ($364 billion) ...

  • Should sustainable bond underwriters stop financing fossil fuels?

    13 May 2022

    Is it time for banks to end support of fossil fuel bonds in order to secure lead manager mandates for sustainable bond transactions?

  • 2022 Environmental Finance Bond Awards winners revealed

    31 March 2022

    The winners have been announced for the 2022 Environmental Finance Bond Awards, which celebrate the leading green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked (GSSS) bond and loan deals in 2021 and recognise significant market participants.

  • Short selling has a role in the road to net zero

    20 October 2021

    There are very strong arguments as to why short selling can and should be credited in terms of carbon accounting and real climate impact, argues Ulf Erlandsson