• La Banque Postale launches €1bn impact infra debt fund

    27 September 2023
  • Nature Restoration Law adopted by European Parliament

    12 July 2023
  • CNP Assurances ends direct investment in oil & gas

    17 February 2022

    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

    09 December 2021

    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

    09 February 2021

    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

    08 July 2020

    French insurer will fully divest from coal by 2040

  • Blue like an Orange raises $200m for Latin America impact fund

    02 June 2020

    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

    04 December 2019

    Bond investors need to start collectively engaging with national governments if the Paris targets are to be met, argues Peter Cripps

  • Bonds round-up: Nidec, CNP Assurances, Citycon, Ygrene, World Bank, munis ... and others

    27 November 2019
  • CNP Assurances plans to double green investments by 2023

    20 November 2019

    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.