• Sustainable bond 'maturity wall' marks major milestone

    19 July 2024

    Record maturing sustainable bond volumes could slow net issuance, but represents a "significant" next step for a market that is coming of age. Ahren Lester reports

  • Investors need to dive into the nuance of nature and biodiversity, says BNP Paribas

    16 July 2024

    As client interest in nature and biodiversity continues to grow, it is necessary to "go beyond" metrics and stop relying on averages to adequately understand portfolio impacts and opportunities, BNP Paribas has said.

  • ICMA working on detailed 'green enabling' project checklist after guidance

    26 June 2024

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA)-administered Principles is working on a "detailed checklist" to help issuers and investors use its newly released 'green enabling' project guidance.

  • Iceland issues first sovereign gender bond

    24 June 2024

    Iceland has raised €50 million ($53.6 million) with the world's first sovereign gender bond in a private placement with investor Franklin Templeton.

  • Investors call for ramping up of ocean biodiversity data coverage

    07 June 2024

    A group of large global investors has called on ESG data providers to develop better coverage of ocean biodiversity to help manage risks and meet the wider goals of the Global Biodiversity Framework.

  • BNP Paribas lends €200m to clean energy tech business, Aira

    04 June 2024
  • The complexities of applying the EU's CBAM to aluminium producers

    03 June 2024

    Emissions linked to electricity consumption in aluminium production are currently not included in the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism's calculations, writes Juliette de Valence

  • BNPP AM expands climate ETF range

    21 May 2024
  • ESMA name rules important step in unlocking transition finance, says BNPP AM

    17 May 2024

    Improved clarity from regulators on what constitutes a sustainable investment is a pre-requisite for unlocking widespread investment in 'transition' assets to reach net zero, according to the CEO of one of Europe's largest asset managers.

  • BNP Paribas to halt participation in oil and gas conventional bond issuance

    14 May 2024

    French bank BNP Paribas has signalled that it will refrain from participating in conventional bond issues for companies in the oil and gas sector at its annual general meeting.