• French financial firms must draw on coal lessons for fossil fuel policies, say regulators

    26 October 2021

    French regulators have encouraged financial firms to draw lessons from their thermal coal policies for other fossil fuel sectors in order to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement...

  • Impact debt fund poised to raise €400m

    11 June 2020

    The manager of a debt fund that links the cost of its lending to pre-agreed environmental and social 'key performance indicators' (KPIs) has said the fund is poised to attract €400 million ($455 million) in commitments.

  • French insurers’ climate-related disclosures mostly ‘difficult to understand’, says WWF

    26 November 2018

    French insurers' climate-related disclosures have improved, but the information is still often inaccessible and difficult to understand, according to research by WWF France.

  • EIB and BNP Paribas privately place index-linked Climate Awareness Bond

    24 November 2015

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a privately placed index-linked €500 million ($532 million) Climate Awareness Bond (CAB).

  • ERAFP awards €2.5bn SRI bond mandates

    06 March 2015

    French public service pension scheme ERAFP has awarded €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion) socially responsible investment (SRI) credit bond mandates to three asset managers.

  • IIRC launches integrated reporting framework

    10 December 2013

    A framework to help companies expand their reports beyond financial metrics and include measures of sustainability has been launched, marking "an important milestone" in the evolution of 'integrated reporting'.