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  • 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
  • Eni publishes 'first' sustainability-linked financing framework for oil sector

    20 May 2021

    Italian oil supermajor Eni has published its sustainability-linked financing framework supporting its 2050 net-zero emissions goal, believed to be the 'first' such framework from the oil and gas sector.

  • Emerging market sustainable bonds deliver 'more impact'

    26 April 2021

    Despite the misconception, market experts explained that emerging market sustainable bonds can deliver more impact for investors than developed market paper. Ahren Lester reports

  • Investor group urges banks to set enhanced net zero targets

    19 April 2021
  • Social bond fund growth is coming - but perhaps not imminently

    14 April 2021

    After social bond issuance jumped nine-fold in 2020, attention is increasingly turning to the lack of dedicated social bond funds. They are expected to arrive, but perhaps not immediately. Ahren Lester reports

  • Winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Bond Awards 2021

    31 March 2021
  • Landmark Italian green bond ten-times oversubscribed

    05 March 2021

    Italy has issued the largest ever sovereign green bond with its €8.5 billion ($10.2 billion) maiden green note, which was nearly ten times oversubscribed by investors.