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  • Almost 30% of SLBs could miss their 2024 targets, says AFII

    11 July 2024

    There have been "strong examples" of impactful sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) transactions in the market as they approach their 2024 targets, according to the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII) ...

  • NA100 companies' patchy reporting shows need for adaptation plans, says AI analysis

    10 July 2024

    Widespread gaps in reporting by companies targeted via the Nature Action 100 (NA100) engagement initiative shows the need for investors to pressure companies to show they are taking steps to adapt to physical climate and nature-related risks, according to researchers.

  • CA100+ loses support from two more US asset managers

    01 July 2024

    US-based AllianceBernstein and Allspring have become the latest asset managers to quit the Climate Action 100+.

  • New ICMA metrics could help 'accelerate' biodiversity finance

    01 July 2024

    An influential list of key performance indicators (KPIs) deemed appropriate for structuring sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) has been updated - with the newly added metrics dominated by biodiversity-related datapoints, reflecting keen investor interest in the theme.

  • ICMA, LMA release 'sustainability-linked loan bond' guidance

    25 June 2024

    Two debt industry bodies have jointly published guidance for the issuance of bonds dedicated to financing sustainability-linked loans (SLLs) in order to develop a new sustainable finance product and support the credibility of the performance-based lending instrument.

  • Actis launches Asian 'green' data centre platform

    20 June 2024
  • CA100+ companies 'not walking the talk on climate', says AI-driven analysis

    19 June 2024

    High-emitting companies targeted by investor engagement are failing to evidence the climate action promised by their public targets, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based analysis of their transition planning has found.

  • Actis launches Peru power producer

    18 June 2024
  • ShareAction calls for stronger asset manager approach to fossil fuels

    18 June 2024

    Asset managers must take a more robust approach to fossil fuel -producing companies, according to a new paper from ShareAction, as current policies could harm the transition to a lower-carbon economy.

  • Artesian, Carbon Collective launch $10m short-duration green bond ETF

    13 June 2024