Are debt-for-nature swaps misunderstood?
Debt-for-nature swaps have faced criticism, but they may have an important role to play in protecting biodiversity in developing markets. Genevieve Redgrave reports
Credit Suisse arranges $1.6bn debt-for-nature conversion with Ecuador
Credit Suisse has arranged a deal to exchange $1.6 billion of Ecuadorian international bonds for a $656 million 'marine bond', in a debt-for-nature conversion that it was claimed was the biggest ever...
Credit Suisse: Another headwind for 'green' AT1 bonds
The proposed wipe-out of additional tier 1 (AT1) bondholders as part of the Credit Suisse "merger" with UBS has sent prices of the limited 'green' AT1 issuances lower, providing a further headwind for the rare instrument.
Investors urged to reject Credit Suisse climate strategy
People Moves 27 January: Credit Suisse, UK TPT and more...
Credit Suisse postpones green property fund capital raise
Credit Suisse has postponed a capital raise for a green real estate fund, blaming "high market volatility".
Barbados strikes $150m biodiversity debt conversion
The Nature Conservancy has announced a debt conversion with the government of Barbados, which it says will "unlock" $50 million for biodiversity protection projects in the country.
US states target ESG investment as US SIF hits back at 'political' attacks
Politicians in two US states have launched anti-environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment policies, whilst the US SIF has published an 'ESG Truths' website amid growing "politically motivated and simplistic attacks" on ESG in the country.