Deutsche Bank: corporate green bond issuances on rise
Corporate interest in green bonds will increase following the recent issues from tech companies Google parent Alphabet and Visa, according to Deutsche Bank, which acted as a manager on both issuances.
Boom time for green bond funds
Green bond funds reported sizeable assets growth in 2019, Ahren Lester explains, as the green bond market benefitted from rising market credibility and the arrival of ubiquitous corporate names.
NN launches corporate green bond fund
NN Investment Partners has launched a corporate green bond fund amid significant growth in the level of issuance from companies in 2019.
WBA announces 2,000 most influential firms for sustainable future
The World Benchmarking Alliance has revealed the 2,000 companies that it believes have the greatest influence on global progress towards a "more sustainable future" ahead of ranking them for progress.
Apple sells €2bn green bonds in first Euro foray
Consumer electronics giant Apple has tapped the euro green bond market, in a deal worth €2 billion ($2.2 billion).
The state of sustainable finance
How far have we come, and what more needs to be done? Michael Eckhart shares his reflections based on a career working in sustainable finance.
Nomura launches 'positive impact' equity fund
Nomura Asset Management (NAM) has launched its first sustainable equity fund, which aims to make a “positive impact” on the environment and society.
Boston Common withdraws climate resolutions with Verizon and Home Depot
Boston Common Asset Management has withdrawn its climate-related shareholder resolutions with Verizon Communications and The Home Depot after reaching agreements with the companies.
Funds of the year: Dimensional's US Sustainability Core 1 Portfolio
An underexposure to energy stocks was helpful to performance in 2018, explains Jed Fogdall. Peter Cripps reports
Terry Smith bullish on anniversary of sustainable equities fund
Fundsmith's foray into sustainable investing has yielded early success and is poised for further growth, founder Terry Smith tells Graham Cooper