Japan's 'green transformation' bond: A test case for transition finance
The Japanese government's inaugural transition bond is expected to include controversial technologies. Michael Hurley reports
CA-CIB publishes 'five steps' to green banking transition
Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CA-CIB) has published the 'five steps' to greening banking operations based on its own experience, in a report from an International Finance Corporation (IFC)-led bank alliance.
EIB issues 'first' digital green bond in Europe
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has raised SEK1 billion ($93 million) from the first "digital green bond" in Europe, which was issued through an open source platform developed by SEB and Crédit Agricole CIB (CA-CIB).
IIGCC to step up pressure on banks to demonstrate action on net zero
A group representing investors with €65 trillion ($70 trillion) in assets under management has published a set of expectations for banks, as they push for more details on how banks will act on pledges to achieve net zero emissions.
'Next wave of GSSS bonds in Americas to come from hard-to-abate sectors'
The next wave of labelled bonds in the Americas will be from companies in hard-to-abate sectors, which have been underrepresented in the market so far, an underwriter has predicted.
CDC Biodiversité to add three sectors to biodiversity footprint tool
CDC is planning to expand its biodiversity footprinting tool to enable simplified assessments of three sectors in more detail, as asset managers trial the methodology with private portfolio companies.