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Enel issues 'ground-breaking' alternative to sustainability-linked green bonds
Enel has raised €1.5 billion ($1.6 billion) from a sustainability-linked bond with updated targets related to EU Taxonomy-aligned capital expenditure, which could prove an innovative alternative to the rare sustainability-linked green bond (SLGBs).
Why Enel turned to sustainability-linked bonds
After kick-starting the sustainability-linked bond market in 2019, the Italian firm continues to drive interest in the fast-growing market. Ahren Lester reports
Video: Enel's Alessandro Canta on SLB's KPIs
The KPIs or metrics should be the ones that are representative of the company's strategy", according to Alessandro Canta, Head of Finance and Insurance at Italy's energy giant Enel.
Sustainable bond issuance sets fresh record
2021 sustainable bond issuance has already surpassed the record-breaking 2020 total, supported by rising interest in sustainability and sustainability-linked bonds from corporate issuers. Ahren Lester reports
Sustainability-linked bond growth softens second quarter sustainable bond slowdown
Sustainability-linked bond issuance in the second quarter of 2021 tripled on the first three months of the year...
Barclays criticised for fossil fuel lending growth
Barclays has been criticised by campaigners for increasing the amount it has lent to fossil fuel firms in 2020, just months after it pledged to become net-zero emissions across its lending portfolio by 2050.