A definition of unsustainable finance is needed for debt capital market growth
A common definition of what is unsustainable is needed to boost the growth of sustainable debt capital markets...
Ford raises $15bn in first sustainability-linked facilities from a US automaker
Ford Motor Company has signed sustainability-linked revolving credit facilities worth a combined $15.5 billion, making it the first US automaker to tie its facilities to sustainability performance targets and one of the largest borrowers globally through this type of instrument.
People Moves 17th September: SEC, CACIB, MSCI and 16 more
ADB raises $300m from first 'blue' bond
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $300 million from its inaugural 'blue' bond to finance ocean-related sustainable projects
'Even leading banking practices fail basic climate, biodiversity tests' - ShareAction
Most of Europe's largest banks have targets to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to net zero - but very few banks have taken concrete steps to achieve this and even leading practices in the sector fail "basic" quality tests, according to research by non-profit ShareAction.
Green Bond Comment, August 2021: A new dawn for the beleaguered transition bond label?
Once seen as the next exciting frontier in sustainable fixed income, the take-up of transition bonds has so far underwhelmed the market. But could the beleaguered label stage a fight back, asks Ahren Lester
Sustainability Linked Bond Principles get first birthday present - further metric guidance
One year after they were first published, the developers of the Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles (SLBP) have provided some illustrative metrics...
Green Bond Principles tightens 'key' recommendations to reflect market best practice
Three years after the last update, the widely adopted Green Bond Principles has received a raft of updates to bring it in line with the developing best practice in the global sustainable bond market. Ahren Lester reports