Loan round-up: Thai Union, Pacific Basin Shipping, AET...and more
External reviews are the 'main sticking point' for sustainable loan deals
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
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.
SUSI launches ASEAN renewable energy investment platform
LMA urges vigilance on 'a la carte' sustainability-linked loans
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'
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
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?
Rather than spinning off brown companies, a socially responsible shareholder should instead support an in-house transition, argue Martin Fleischer and Maurizio Parenti