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  • Gabon's debt-for-nature swap 'still works' despite coup, LGIM says

    18 April 2024

    A 'debt-for-nature swap' designed to provide $160 million of funding for ocean conservation projects in Gabon "still works" despite a coup led by the country's army, a prominent investor in the deal told an Environmental Finance event.

  • Loan round-up: Odfjell, Gerald Group, Société de la Tour Eiffel and ... more

    18 April 2024
  • Sustainability-linked loan model 'may have been ahead of its time'

    18 April 2024

    The model for sustainability-linked loans "might have been ahead of its time" in the leeway it gives borrowers to choose which sustainability-related indicators they will be judged against, an Environmental Finance conference heard.

  • GRESB secures investment from General Atlantic's BeyondNetZero Fund

    18 April 2024

    General Atlantic has taken a majority stake in real assets sustainability standards and benchmarking body GRESB, through its BeyondNetZero climate growth fund.

  • 'Just transition' data a work in progress, development bank claims

    18 April 2024

    A development bank is working on metrics to measure and report on 'just transition', an Environmental Finance Sustainable Debt EMEA conference in London has heard.

  • SDG mapping unhelpful with bond impact reporting

    17 April 2024

    Mapping the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is unhelpful for reporting and tracking the impact of bonds, an Environmental Finance event heard.

  • Transition and good returns 'aligning more' in bond markets

    17 April 2024

    The link between issuers with good transition strategies and good returns in the bond market is increasingly becoming clearer, two transition bond fund managers told an Environmental Finance event.

  • Hungary mulling transition bond following Japan's success

    17 April 2024

    Hungary is considering issuing a transition bond, after the success of Japan's trailblazing sovereign issue opened the possibility of other sovereigns adopting the label, delegates at Environmental Finance's Sustainable Debt EMEA conference heard.

  • Rise of transition plans could remedy regulatory 'failure' to boost transition finance

    16 April 2024
  • SFDR 'not working for impact VC funds'

    16 April 2024

    Venture capital funds are calling for special treatment in the updated version of SFDR. Jennifer Forrest reports