Archive

  • Ford raises $15bn in first sustainability-linked facilities from a US automaker

    04 October 2021

    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

    17 September 2021
  • Credit Agricole CIB Appoints Head of Sustainable Banking for the Americas

    17 September 2021
  • ADB raises $300m from first 'blue' bond

    13 September 2021

    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

    06 September 2021

    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?

    04 August 2021

    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

    11 June 2021

    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

    10 June 2021

    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

  • People moves, 4 June: NGFS, BoE, SEB, Redington ... and more

    04 June 2021
  • Rose to be Crédit Agricole CIB Asia-Pacific head

    04 June 2021