• UN group creates ESG risks guide for life and health insurers

    20 April 2022

    Life and health insurers should consider how environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks affect their underwriting portfolios...

  • HSBC launches two environmental ETFs

    12 April 2022

    HSBC Asset Management has launched two more Paris-aligned ETFs.

  • EU energy security plan will boost green bonds, says HSBC

    07 April 2022

    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

    31 March 2022

    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

    28 March 2022

    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.

  • IPCC report 'highlights need for adaptation finance'

    28 February 2022

    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

    22 February 2022

    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.