Enel, DZ Bank join Principles ExCom as Fannie Mae exits
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
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
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
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
Allianz, Axa and Scor have withdrawn from the Net-Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA), taking the total number of departures from the coalition to seven.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'
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
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
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