• SDG mapping unhelpful with bond impact reporting

    17 April 2024

    Mapping the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is unhelpful for reporting and tracking the impact of bonds, an Environmental Finance event heard.

  • Green bond funds swing back to black in 2023

    13 March 2024

    2023 saw the growing sustainable bond fund market make positive returns after a torrid two years, with forecasts of another strong year to come. Ahren Lester reports

  • Impact manager Incofin draws institutional investment

    21 April 2023

    Impact investment manager Incofin has raised an undisclosed amount from Degroof Petercam Asset Management and Korys.

  • €1.1trn investor coalition calls on TotalEnergies to cut Scope 3 emissions

    06 April 2023

    A coalition of 17 investors, which represent around €1.1 trillion ($1.2 trillion) in assets under management, has urged TotalEnergies to align its Scope 3 emissions reductions targets with the Paris Agreement.

  • Buoyant market supports strong GSSS bond fund performance in 2020

    09 March 2021

    Building on a strong performance in 2019, green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked bond funds delivered a healthy performance in 2020 as fixed income markets were boosted by low interest rates. Ahren Lester reports

  • Green bond comment, March: Are green bond investors overly cautious about sustainability-linked bonds?

    03 March 2021

    Interest in sustainability-linked bonds among investors has continued to grow, but green bond-focused investors have offered a more cautious reception to the innovative instruments, says Ahren Lester

  • Strong performance for green, social and sustainability bond funds in 2019

    16 March 2020

    After a torrid 2018 green, social and sustainability bond funds experienced a stronger performance in 2019, off the back of a rallying fixed income market. But performances were highly variable, reports Ahren Lester.