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  • LeapFrog leads $65m financing for Indian EV battery business

    11 June 2024
  • CA-CIB 'almost systematically' using SLLs with clients

    10 June 2024

    Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CA-CIB) said the French lender "almost systematically" uses the sustainability-linked loan (SLL) structure within its client discussions, but has seen a "divergence" in ambition between Europe and Asia.

  • Integrity Council announce first CCP-approved methodologies

    06 June 2024

    The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM) has approved the first set of carbon credit methodologies aligned with its best-in-class 'Core Carbon Principles' (CCPs), warning many methodologies will not make the cut.

  • CA-CIB promoting 'sustainability-linked loan' bond and principles development

    05 June 2024

    Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CA-CIB) considers 'sustainability-linked loan' bonds (SLLBs) a valuable addition to improve the transparency in the SLL market, amid ongoing work to develop principles for the lender-focused instrument.

  • Bond round-up: Qatar, Emirates Islamic Bank, Pandora ... and more

    29 May 2024
  • US government's carbon market principles provide 'cover' for buyers

    29 May 2024

    Principles for 'high integrity' voluntary carbon credits published by the US government will provide companies with "air cover" against concerns that they will be criticised for participating in the markets, according to a senior figure.

  • "Pivotal moment in time" for regenerative agriculture

    22 May 2024

    Soaring costs of "conventional" agriculture offers a key opportunity for regenerative agriculture investments, Agriculture Capital has told an Environmental Finance conference.

  • 'Remarkable' Italian green bond demand as key tweaks hit mark

    16 May 2024

    Enhancements to the planned use-of-proceeds and 'additionality' credentials of the new Italian green bond helped the sovereign to secure a record orderbook. Ahren Lester reports

  • Verra's VCS approved for best-in-class label

    02 May 2024

    After 'significant changes', Verra's Verified Carbon Standard has been deemed as eligible for the best-in-class 'core carbon principles' (CCPs) label.

  • TNFD and GRI collaborate on interoperability

    12 April 2024

    The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) has launched a collaboration with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) focusing on providing clarity on the interoperability between the two reporting frameworks.