• SDGs and repeat issuers will boost green bond market, says Moody's

    12 November 2018

    Growing use of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by investors and bond issuers, coupled with a growing number of repeat issuers, will help drive future growth of the green bond market, said Moody's Investors Service.

  • Investors and corporates join forces in new plastics initiative

    31 October 2018

    More than 15 major institutional investors and organisations representing several hundred companies have joined forces in support of a new initiative "to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at source".

  • People Moves: CalSTRS, BNP Paribas, ERAFP, GWEC, FC4S and Cornerstone

    26 October 2018

    Kirsty Jenkinson has been appointed as director of corporate governance at the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) and replaces Anne Sheehan, who retired in March.

  • People moves: Carbon Tracker Initiative, CalPERS, PGGM and BMO Global Asset Management

    06 April 2018

    Mark Lewis has left Barclays to become the new head of research and managing director of Carbon Tracker Initiative.

  • BMO launches responsible corporate bond fund

    08 March 2018

    BMO Global Asset Management has expanded its responsible fund range with the launch of a Euro corporate bond fund.

  • BMO to exclude fossil fuel companies from £1.56bn responsible funds range

    15 May 2017

    BMO Global Asset Management will exclude all companies with fossil fuel reserves from its Responsible Funds range, which has £1.56 billion ($2 billion) in assets under management.

  • SDGs are becoming the language for investors when it comes to assessing impact

    24 March 2017

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are becoming the common language when it comes to reporting and communicating on investment impact, according to one asset manager.

  • People Moves: SIF, PiP, Speedwell, Dentons, BMO, RCG, Natural power

    20 January 2017

    Cornerstone Capital Group's Craig Metrick has been elected as chair of the board of directors of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment.

  • Revised GBPs get qualified welcome from investors

    22 June 2016

    New guidance for issuers of 'social' bonds and 'pure-play' green bonds, in the latest version of the Green Bond Principles (GBPs), has been broadly welcomed by investors.

  • Setting the standard

    30 March 2016

    As the market grows, so too does the number of companies and organisations 'defining' what is acceptable as a green bond. Sophie Robinson-Tillett looks at the patchwork of offerings and how they are set to develop