• Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac prepare for single-family social bond debut in June

    25 January 2024

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are expecting to issue their debut single-family social bonds from June, after the US government-owned mortgage providers published frameworks including an updated 'mission index' for eligibility.

  • Enel, DZ Bank join Principles ExCom as Fannie Mae exits

    23 June 2023

    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.

  • Video: How Fannie Mae is addressing investor interest in social lending

  • Investors 'left to fend for themselves' amid lack of social guidance

    03 May 2023

    The sustainable finance market is "being left to fend for itself" when it comes to identifying material social metrics, an Environmental Finance conference heard.

  • Expect more 'social' talk from US bond fund managers in 2023, says Impax AM

    20 February 2023

    Impax Asset Management (Impax AM) said US bond fund managers are expected to focus more on 'social' finance in 2023, after the US government-owned mortgage agencies launched 'social scores' for their huge mortgage-backed securities programmes.

  • Fannie Mae to provide MBS social impact disclosures

    18 November 2022
  • Video: Lisa Bozzelli on the opportunities for real estate and asset backed securities

    08 November 2022
  • Green securitisations 'under-utilised in Europe'

    29 June 2022

    Green securitisations are largely being under-utilised in Europe, said a European markets expert.

  • Investors forecast 'huge' growth for green ABS

    25 February 2022

    Asset-backed securities (ABS) with a sustainability label have strong growth prospects in the coming year, investors from Europe and the US said.

  • Fannie Mae, Nordea join Green Bond Principles executive as ING, Kommunalbanken depart

    11 June 2021

    Fannie Mae and Nordea Bank have been elected to the executive committee (ExCom) that develops the Green Bond Principles (GBP)...