• Sustainability-linked finance guidelines for shipping firms published

    17 February 2022

    Guidelines for shipping firms and lenders on issuing sustainability-linked loans and bonds have been published by a working group of Nordic firms in order to introduce a higher level of industry standardisation and avoid 'greenwashing'.

  • Dutch financials publish SDG guidance

    25 May 2021

    DNB and a group of Dutch financial institutions and corporates have published guidance on investment to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • DNB, SEB and Nordea among biggest Scandinavian fossil fuel lenders

    02 February 2021

    Scandinavian banks DNB, SEB and Nordea are the three largest lenders to the fossil fuel industry in the region, according to a report by BankTrack.

  • Frank Elderson: Covid-19 recovery should 'aim for 1.5°C economy'

    02 July 2020

    Frank Elderson, executive director of supervision at the central bank of the Netherlands (DNB), has called for any recovery plan from the Covid-19 pandemic to be aligned with 1.5°C of global warming by 2050.

  • Telenor signs €2bn sustainability-linked debt facility

    17 April 2020

    Telenor has signed a €2 billion ($2.2 billion) sustainability-linked revolving credit facility (RCF) to refinance an existing credit facility.

  • Foresight raises €342m for energy infrastructure fund

    28 January 2020

    Investment manager Foresight has raised €342 million ($377 million) in the first close for its European-focused fund Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners (FEIP).

  • Shipping - the trillion-dollar challenge

    24 January 2020

    The growing support for the Poseidon Principles underlines the crucial role for finance in helping the shipping industry chart a course towards a greener future, says Ahren Lester