• CA100+ adds six investor members to Global Steering Committee

    22 November 2023

    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?'

    20 November 2023

    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...

  • 190 investors sign up to collaborative engagement on nature

    26 September 2023

    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.

  • Adding SFDR product categories need not mean ditching Articles 8 and 9 - BNPP AM

    21 September 2023

    The addition of 'product categories' to the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) to denote the sustainability ambition of funds need not spell the end of Article 8 and 9 distinctions, a senior executive at BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has argued.

  • EU's SFDR review 'will probably lead to labelling scheme'

    13 July 2023

    An EU-wide sustainability fund label has been touted to tackle confusion around the bloc's disclosures regime, Michael Hurley reports

  • 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.

  • BNP Paribas AM welcomes pharma biodiversity good practice proposals

    31 May 2023

    BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNP Paribas AM) has welcomed voluntary good practice guidance from an industry initiative aimed at reducing the biodiversity impact of the pharmaceutical sector.

  • Ground-breaking PRI sovereign investor engagement initiative expands

    24 May 2023

    More investors have been asked to join a ground-breaking collaborative fixed income investor engagement initiative for sovereign issuers coordinated by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

  • A delayed transition would spur stagflation, says BNP

    12 August 2022

    A delayed transition would require steep rises in carbon prices, and contribute to stagflation, BNP Paribas has predicted.