• France's 'perfectly timed' inflation-linked green bond debut

    30 May 2022

    With a longstanding reputation as a prolific green bond issuer and innovator, France welcomed the strong demand for its 'perfectly timed' green 'linker' debut. Ahren Lester reports

  • Barclays climate strategy contains 'troubling loopholes'

    23 March 2022

    The long-awaited climate strategy announced by UK lender Barclays has been described as "lacking ambition" and including "troubling loopholes" by climate investment campaigners.

  • NZBA pumped $38bn into oil and gas since launch

    14 February 2022

    25 members of the Net Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) have financed at least $38 billion of oil and gas funding since the group's launch under a year ago, according to pressure group ShareAction.

  • Coal terminal developer issues 'ridiculous' sustainability-linked bond

    19 January 2022

    An Indian port operator developing a coal terminal has sparked controversy after it raised $400 million from its debut sustainability-linked bond.

  • New York Fed climate stress test demonstrates 'substantial' risk for banks

    28 September 2021

    Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have published a transition risk-focused climate stress test metric for banks, which demonstrated climate risk was "economically substantial" for some lenders during the 2020 energy crisis.