Enel, DZ Bank join Principles ExCom as Fannie Mae exits
Enel, DZ Bank and BNP Paribas Asset Management were among those elected to the executive committee (ExCom) which develop the influential sustainable bond principles, but Fannie Mae's exit marks a quick end to US issuer representation on the executive.
Schroders: Companies who miss SLB targets may not be investable
Sustainable investors might shun companies that miss targets in their sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs), an executive at Schroders has warned.
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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...