• External reviews are the 'main sticking point' for sustainable loan deals

    30 October 2023

    Updated guidance on external reviews is being readied, the Loan Market Association's Gemma Lawrence-Pardew tells Ahren Lester

  • Green, Social and Sustainability-linked Loan Principles updated

    24 February 2023

    Three trade associations have published the latest updates to their sustainable loan principles, including tightened guidance around annual target setting and reporting for sustainability-linked loans.

  • LMA urges vigilance on 'a la carte' sustainability-linked loans

    08 July 2022

    The Loan Market Association (LMA) said that the sustainability-linked loan (SLL) label should be "earnt, not handed over," as the trade association warned against the development of 'sustainability à la carte'.

  • ESG industry 'has become a bit lazy'

    24 June 2022

    Providing environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and investment products is "a contact sport, not an exercise one can do from a desk," according to a sustainable finance expert,...

  • Canadian engagement initiative identifies 40 target companies

    09 June 2022

    A list of 40 Canada-listed companies that will be targets of investor pressure on climate-related issues has been published by a burgeoning collaborative engagement initiative.

  • Is it right to spin-off brown companies?

    25 February 2022

    Rather than spinning off brown companies, a socially responsible shareholder should instead support an in-house transition, argue Martin Fleischer and Maurizio Parenti