• Strong Q3 sustainable bond issuance despite EU social bond slowdown

    29 October 2021

    Despite headline totals dragged lower by a slowdown in the EU social bond programme, third-quarter sustainable bond issuance continued to outperform the year prior, Environmental Finance data show. Ahren Lester reports

  • News round-up: US climate targets, US Solar Fund, Columbia Threadneedle, FTSE Russell, and more

    14 April 2021
  • Investors support US federal climate target in letter to President Biden

    14 April 2021
  • BlackRock sees increased focus on circular economy in midst of Covid-19

    02 March 2021

    The shift towards a circular economy has actively increased in the past six months, in spite of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest findings from BlackRock's Circular Economy Fund.

  • Green, social and sustainability bond market nearly doubles in third quarter

    05 October 2020

    In a year thrown into disarray by the coronavirus pandemic, Ahren Lester reports on how issuance of green, social and sustainability bonds has continued to power ahead, helped by a broadening range of issuers and more large issues.

  • BMO hails success of engagement strategy

    07 April 2020

    BMO Global Asset Management's engagement with more than 5,500 companies over the past two decades has contributed to over 3,700 "instances of change", according to CEO Kristi Mitchem.

  • Science-Based Targets initiative sees uptake double

    05 December 2019

    The Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has seen uptake from corporates double over the past year-and-a-half.

  • Investment opportunities identified to help reduce plastic ocean waste

    11 March 2019

    A guide to help identify and evaluate investment opportunities that reduce plastic pollution of the oceans has been produced by newly founded investment management firm Circulate Capital.

  • US consumer goods sector must up its low-carbon game, CDP says

    25 February 2019

    Major US companies in the fast-moving consumer goods sector, including Kraft Heinz, Estée Lauder and P&G, must up their game or risk falling foul of changing consumer demands and increased environmental regulation.

  • Large food brands’ reporting failure raises their climate risk, says Ceres

    28 November 2018

    The majority of the largest food and drinks brands in the US and Canada currently fail to report on emissions from their supply chain, raising their exposure to climate-related risk, Ceres has said.