• HSBC and Temasek launch sustainable loan company

    30 August 2022

    HSBC and Temasek have launched Pentagreen Capital - a debt financing company for sustainable infrastructure projects, with an initial focus on Southeast Asia.

  • HSBC AM fund screens biodiversity laggards

    11 August 2022
  • UOB and HSBC make sustainable supply chain loans

    26 July 2022
  • Insight has classification system for SLBs

    22 July 2022

    Insight Investment classifies sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) as either dark green, light green or red, using its own criteria.

  • Investor interest in biodiversity is low, says HSBC

    18 July 2022
  • Defiant Stuart Kirk quits HSBC amid 'group-think' lambast

    07 July 2022

    HSBC Asset Management responsible investment head Stuart Kirk has resigned after criticising the response of the bank to his controversial comments on sustainable finance...

  • Federated Hermes tops asset manager ESG integration review

    04 July 2022

    US asset manager Federated Hermes scored highest for environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration among major investors in a study by a credit rating agency.

  • People moves 1 July: HSBC, Impax, Credit Suisse, Phoenix Group & more...

    01 July 2022
  • $69bn investment needed in Australian heavy industry net zero drive

    20 June 2022
  • Private banks' ESG boom tempered by greenwashing concern

    20 June 2022

    Private banks have grown their sustainable investing product offering significantly in recent years, driven by client demand and regulation - but 'concern' remains about unsubstantiated claims of positive impact, researchers have said.