La Banque Postale launches €1bn impact infra debt fund
CNP Assurances ends direct investment in oil & gas
CNP Assurances will no longer invest in new oil or fossil gas exploration or production projects,...
Carbon allowances - insurers slowly warm to the net-zero opportunity
The European benchmark price for carbon allowances hit a record high in November, but only one insurer acknowledges investing in them and others seem coy, so far, to deep their toes in, as Vincent Huck finds out.
Strong demand sees Elsan upsize sustainability-linked leveraged loan
French private hospital operator Elsan refinanced its entire €1.7 billion ($2 billion) of senior debt by issuing a sustainability-linked leveraged loan, after the innovative transaction attracted significant demand from investors.
CNP Assurances takes further steps towards coal exit
French insurer will fully divest from coal by 2040
Blue like an Orange raises $200m for Latin America impact fund
Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital has raised $200 million at final close of its inaugural impact fund, which will target positive social impact in Latin America via private lending.
Green bond comment December: It's time for a CA100+ for sovereigns
Bond investors need to start collectively engaging with national governments if the Paris targets are to be met, argues Peter Cripps
CNP Assurances plans to double green investments by 2023
French insurer CNP Assurances said it intends to double its assets under management (AuM) in green investments by 2023 and accelerate its divestment from thermal coal.