• Counting the cost

    26 September 2013

    Accurately reporting sustainability metrics can seem overwhelming to companies. But with the data becoming increasingly important to investors, it's a challenge that firms must get to grips with, argues Chet Chaffee

  • Stern backs new climate change economics study ahead of Paris 2015

    24 September 2013

    Businesses and government leaders have launched a project to analyse impacts of climate change on the economy, backed by leading economist Nicholas Stern.

  • BoA, UBS in, but HSBC out of sustainability index

    12 September 2013

    Bank of America, UBS and United Parcel Service are the largest of 39 companies admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), following an annual review of constituents carried out by sustainable investment specialist RobecoSAM.

  • EIB aims for biggest ever green bond

    06 September 2013

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) aims to tap its €650 million ($856 million) Climate Awareness Bond, in a move that could make it the largest ever green bond.

  • SolarCity sells shares and notes to raise more than $200m

    30 August 2013

    Solar financing company SolarCity has announced plans to raise $223.5 million by selling shares and convertible notes.

  • Climate Bonds Initiative launches solar bond standards

    16 August 2013

    The Climate Bonds Initiative has released standards for solar bonds, in a move hoped to attract more investors to the green bond market.

  • EIB issues record-breaking €650m green bond

    12 July 2013

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a €650 million ($849.4 million) Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) – the largest ever green bond to be denominated in euros, and the first to use the EIB's ECoop framework.

  • Sustainability a growing concern for investors – BoA

    24 June 2013

    Mainstream investors will increasingly rely on sustainability metrics to inform investment decisions, Bank of America has claimed.

  • Cheuvreux retains sustainability title in Extel survey

    12 June 2013

    Kepler Cheuvreux has been voted best pan-European brokerage firm for sustainability research in the annual Thomson Reuters Extel survey.

  • Hobley named as CMIA president

    08 March 2013

    Anthony Hobley of law firm Norton Rose has been elected as president of the Climate Markets and Investment Association (CMIA).