Three new biodiversity funds launched in Q4
Three new biodiversity funds were launched in the final quarter of 2023, taking total number to 19, according to research conducted by Environmental Finance.
AfDB launches ground-breaking 'sustainable hybrid' bond
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched the first 'sustainable hybrid capital' bond from a multi-lateral development bank (MDB).
Investors devise long wish list for much-maligned SFDR
Every financial product sold in the EU should be required to disclose sustainability information under the much-maligned Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), Europe's largest asset manager has said.
BNP Paribas launches climate impact infra debt fund
CA100+ adds six investor members to Global Steering Committee
Climate Action 100+ (CA100+), the world's biggest collaborative engagement initiative, has named six new investor members to join its Global Steering Committee.
Our first question when we see an SLB: 'What are these guys hiding?'
A sustainable bond investor said it treats sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) with a "huge dose of caution and scepticism," arguing that market practices for the performance-based instrument have provided...
Deforestation data tool launched for financial institutions
An open-data platform has been launched to help financial institutions track company exposure and performance on deforestation.
190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature
190 institutional investors have signed up to collaborate to pressure 100 companies to address their negative impacts on nature, on the launch of Nature Action 100 (NA100) at Environmental Finance's Natural Capital Americas conference.