• L&G's chief executive defends climate free speech

    06 June 2022

    Nigel Wilson supports right to air anti-climate change comments as HSBC's Stuart Kirk fallout continues

  • HSBC rejects comments by its head of RI about climate

    23 May 2022

    HSBC has distanced itself from the remarks of a senior employee who delivered a controversial speech about 'Why investors need not worry about climate risk'.

  • Amundi, HSBC AM file climate shareholder proposals at J-Power

    11 May 2022
  • Carney: Some fossil fuel investment justified

    11 May 2022

    The transition to a net-zero carbon economy requires "nothing short of a revolution", although some limited investment in fossil fuels is justified in the short term, Mark Carney has said.

  • SLB step-downs are 'opportunity' for sovereigns

    29 April 2022

    HSBC has highlighted an "opportunity" for sovereigns to include 'step-down' provisions in their sustainability-linked bond frameworks.

  • Emerging market 'real economy' sustainable bond report published

    25 April 2022

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Environmental Finance have published a report on emerging market 'real economy' sustainable bond issuance trends...

  • 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.