UN group creates ESG risks guide for life and health insurers
Life and health insurers should consider how environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks affect their underwriting portfolios...
HSBC launches two environmental ETFs
HSBC Asset Management has launched two more Paris-aligned ETFs.
EU energy security plan will boost green bonds, says HSBC
The energy security plan proposed by the EU in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine will lead to "more scope for" green bond issuance from corporates and sub-sovereigns...
2022 Environmental Finance Bond Awards winners revealed
The winners have been announced for the 2022 Environmental Finance Bond Awards, which celebrate the leading green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked (GSSS) bond and loan deals in 2021 and recognise significant market participants.
HSBC urges investors to support under threat social bond market
HSBC has urged investors to continue to support the social bond market or else it is "under threat", after social investment dropped materially following a boost in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
People Moves 25 March: HSBC; Abrdn; ANZ; MSCI & more...
HSBC commits to 'phase down' fossil fuels
US over four years behind Europe in GSSS bonds
IPCC report 'highlights need for adaptation finance'
The latest report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) laid bare the pressing need to invest in adapting to the physical impacts of a warming planet.
HSBC aims to cut financed emissions from oil & gas by 34% by 2030
HSBC has announced emissions reductions targets for 2030 covering pollution financed by its lending activities, which include a 34% cut in oil and gas emissions as well as 75% in the power and utilities sector.