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  • Enel, DZ Bank join Principles ExCom as Fannie Mae exits

    23 June 2023

    Enel, DZ Bank and BNP Paribas Asset Management were among those elected to the executive committee (ExCom) which develop the influential sustainable bond principles, but Fannie Mae's exit marks a quick end to US issuer representation on the executive.

  • We won't reach a point where all investments are impact, says AXA IM Alts

    21 June 2023

    The market for investments that target positive social or environmental impact will always represent a relatively smaller portion than those that manage sustainability risks, according to the head of Axa IM Alts' impact investments strategy.

  • Biodiversity credits 'five years behind' carbon offsets

    21 June 2023

    Investors demanding opportunities to invest for positive impact on nature may have to wait between five and 10 years for a viable market for biodiversity credits, according to Axa IM Alts

  • Good news from Brazil for climate and biodiversity-conscious investors

    08 June 2023

    Brazil continues to face challenges in reversing years of damaging environmental policies and activity, but Luis Lopez Vivas argues that sustainable investors should be ready to seize the opportunities on the horizon

  • NZIA exodus continues as Allianz, Axa and Scor depart

    26 May 2023

    Allianz, Axa and Scor have withdrawn from the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA), taking the total number of departures from the coalition to seven.

  • Axa IM Alts says its carbon credits in Indonesia are 'stuck'

    18 May 2023

    Axa IM Alts is unable to sell its carbon credits from projects in Indonesia outside of the country due to regulation, an executive has said.

  • Credit Suisse arranges $1.6bn debt-for-nature conversion with Ecuador

    11 May 2023

    Credit Suisse has arranged a deal to exchange $1.6 billion of Ecuadorian international bonds for a $656 million 'marine bond', in a debt-for-nature conversion that it was claimed was the biggest ever...

  • The impact of listed equities biodiversity funds

    01 May 2023

    As more capital flows to biodiversity-themed listed equities funds, Thomas Cox asks whether it is possible for the strategies to have a positive impact on nature