• Oceans and blue economy briefing afternoon round up

    10 June 2021

    The second instalment in a series of thematic briefing afternoons that Environmental Finance is running throughout the year on the topic of Natural Capital Investment.

  • Environmental Finance celebrates World Oceans Day

    07 June 2021

    To coincide with the UN World Oceans Day, Environmental Finance will host a thematic briefing afternoon focusing on oceans and the blue economy, to examine one of the most exciting areas of natural capital investment.

  • 'Impact rescue facility' targets $1bn for SMEs hard-hit by Covid-19

    17 July 2020

    A 'liquidity lifeboat' debt vehicle has been launched to help small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets respond to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Calvert Impact Capital seeks $1bn for SME relief vehicle

    13 May 2020

    Calvert Impact Capital aims to raise $1 billion for a national US Covid-19 relief fund for small businesses, with a view to eventually tapping $20 billion in federal funding.

  • Investing in the oceans

    21 October 2019

    Investors targeting SDG14 – life below water – can find themselves fishing in murky waters, writes Joe Walsh

  • A healthy investment opportunity

    21 October 2019

    There is no shortage of opportunities for investors who want to target SDG3 – good health and wellbeing – but measuring impact can be a challenge

  • Natural capital finance: more than a mirage?

    08 February 2019

    Bruce Howard highlights new insights into the feasibility of natural capital finance projects in advanced economies such as the UK.

  • First sovereign blue bond launched

    29 October 2018

    The Republic of Seychelles has issued a first-of-its-kind sovereign 'blue bond' to help conserve its marine environment, sparking hopes that the deal will kickstart a new market for ocean-themed bonds.