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  • Corporate sustainable deposits top $2bn at Standard Chartered

    13 May 2020

    Asia-focused bank Standard Chartered announced its corporate sustainable deposit product crossed the $2 billion mark only a year after being launched, helped by a "significant" deposit from EDF.

  • CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies

    20 January 2020

    CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.

  • France's largest insurers looking for climate-conscious asset managers

    19 November 2019

    Three mandates totalling €500m open for tender

  • No oil & gas company aligned with 2°C pathway, says TPI

    18 September 2019

    None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).

  • EDF signs ‘sustainable’ RCFs worth a combined €600m

    22 July 2019

    EDF has agreed two ‘sustainability-indexed’ revolving credit facilities (RCFs) worth a combined €600 million ($673 million).

  • Green and sustainability loans: the growth accelerates

    01 July 2019

    The green and sustainability-linked loan market grew exponentially last year. The next growth spurt could be driven by emerging markets, Michael Hurley writes

  • MSCI launches carbon transition indexes

    21 June 2019

    Data provider MSCI has launched a new series of ‘low-carbon transition’ indexes, as it extends its range of climate change-focused indexes.

  • Sustainable loan principles ‘key to unlocking gargantuan financing needs’

    02 May 2019

    Recently-launched Sustainability-Linked Loan Principles (SLLPs) are ‘key to supplying the gargantuan amount of financing’ required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, White & Case has argued.

  • UK pension investor acquires £50m onshore wind farm portfolio

    15 April 2019

    UK infrastructure investor Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP) has acquired a £50 million ($65.5 million) onshore wind farm portfolio by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), a venture capital and growth equity firm with $1 billion of assets under management.

  • Sustainability-linked loan principles launched

    22 March 2019

    The launch of a set of Sustainability Linked Loan Principles has been hailed as a “critical development” for incentivising borrowers to improve their sustainability performance.