• Finance for Tomorrow elects new board

    04 June 2018

    Finance for Tomorrow – an initiative to promote Paris as a centre of sustainable finance – has elected a new board to serve for two years as it begins the second phase of its development.

  • Could blockchain save the planet?

    24 April 2018

    Cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, are notoriously energy-intensive. But the blockchain technology they rely on could give a boost to environmental markets, experts believe. Graham Cooper reports.

  • EU carbon market weekly update - 19 February 2018

    19 February 2018

    Following a strong performance last week, EU Allowance prices are likely to remain supported this week by winter weather and compliance buying, says Louis Redshaw.

  • Corporates confirm their commitment to green bonds

    12 December 2017

    A group of Europe's largest industrial issuers of green bonds have made a formal pledge to promote the future growth of the market.

  • Big in Japan?

    04 September 2017

    Support from the biggest pension fund in the world is helping ESG take off in Japan, write Peter Cripps and Joe Walsh

  • EDF eyes impact bond for Louisiana wetlands project

    17 July 2017

    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), a US advocacy group, is working on the design of an 'environmental impact bond' (EIB) to finance a coastal wetlands restoration project in Louisiana.

  • Paris rebrands its sustainable finance initiative as Finance for Tomorrow

    16 June 2017

    An initiative aiming to position Paris as a global leader in green finance has been rebranded to give it fresh impetus.

  • GBPs appoint first Chinese member of executive committee

    15 June 2017

    Bank of China has become the first Chinese player to join the executive committee of the Green Bond Principles (GBPs).

  • Utilities that are renewables leaders have competitive advantage - S&P

    12 June 2017

    European utilities companies that are market leaders in renewables have a clear competitive advantage as the sector transforms, according to a report by S&P.

  • Japan to issue a 'deluge' of green bonds in 2017

    08 May 2017

    Japanese green bond issuance is set to take off in 2017, having grabbed the attention of local capital markets, according to one second opinion provider recently established in the country.