• France's 'perfectly timed' inflation-linked green bond debut

    30 May 2022

    With a longstanding reputation as a prolific green bond issuer and innovator, France welcomed the strong demand for its 'perfectly timed' green 'linker' debut. Ahren Lester reports

  • Steel firm Marcegaglia signs sustainability-linked securitisation

    26 May 2022

    Marcegaglia has signed a €130 million ($139 million) sustainability-linked securitisation transaction with Crédit Agricole CIB (CA-CIB), which is believed to be the first such deal in the Italian steel industry.

  • Crédit Agricole Assurances is "significant investor" in clean hydrogen fund

    27 April 2022
  • CEB issues 'first' social bond targeting Ukraine refugee crisis

    11 April 2022

    The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) has issued a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) 'social inclusion bond' to fund the response to the Ukraine refugee crisis caused by the country's invasion by Russia, believed to be the first social bond to target the crisis.

  • Major banks to disclose airline loan book emissions

    08 April 2022
  • AXA IM Alts and CAA acquire UK offshore windfarm for £3bn

    28 March 2022
  • Amundi: ESG assets face 'crowding risk,' not a 'bubble'

    21 March 2022

    Amundi Asset Management said it is "false" to assert that there is an environmental, social and governance (ESG) asset 'bubble,' despite sustainable assets facing a 'crowding risk'...

  • Chile prepares ground-breaking sovereign sustainability-linked bond

    23 February 2022

    Chile is preparing to issue a ground-breaking debut sovereign sustainability-linked bond (SLB) in "coming weeks" after publishing its framework.

  • Sustainable bonds in 2022 - beyond $1trn

    23 December 2021

    After another record-breaking 2021, hopes are high that sustainable bond issuance will surge past $1 trillion in 2022. Ahren Lester reports

  • A definition of unsustainable finance is needed for debt capital market growth

    06 October 2021

    A common definition of what is unsustainable is needed to boost the growth of sustainable debt capital markets...