• Maynilad readies first Philippines 'blue bond'

    17 May 2024

    Water and waste firm Maynilad Water Services is preparing to raise up to PHP15 billion ($261 million) from its debut 'blue bond' in late May, which will be the first instrument of its type from a Philippine issuer.

  • UK public spending watchdog highlights risk of biodiversity net gain scheme

    17 May 2024

    A report by the UK's National Audit Office has highlighted risks to the long-term effectiveness of the government's biodiversity 'net gain' scheme in England.

  • Extent of Fed's future focus on climate 'hinges on' US election

    16 May 2024

    The likelihood of a follow-up climate scenario analysis or even a first stress test exercise by the Federal Reserve could hinge largely on the outcome of the US federal election in November, a consultant has predicted.

  • Japan to study 'financed emissions' in second climate scenario analysis of banks

    10 May 2024

    The Bank of Japan (BoJ) and Financial Services Agency (FSA) are preparing to run a second climate scenario analysis of three major Japanese banks, which could include analysis of the banks' 'financed emissions'.

  • SDCL's UK solar portfolio sold for £90.8m

    07 May 2024
  • Budget a key barrier to implementation of TNFD, says Iceberg Data Lab

    07 May 2024

    Financial institutions are 'delusional' if they are not reallocating budget towards nature reporting and data, Iceberg Data Lab has warned, adding that those waiting for open-source data may be disappointed.

  • Disappointing progress in tackling plastic despite solutions, says Iceberg Data Lab

    03 May 2024

    Tackling plastics is an "achievable transformation" for the economy, but given solutions are readily available, the limited progress made so far has been "disappointing", Iceberg Data Lab has said.

  • Wave of change: The state of play on blue bonds

    25 April 2024

    They are currently a niche within the sustainable bond market, but could blue bonds play a key role in turning the tide on water-themed investments, asks Genevieve Redgrave

  • "Concerted effort" needed to move away from plastic, says Iceberg Data Lab

    22 April 2024

    A "concerted effort" by the financial sector is needed to halt the impact of plastic on the environment and its role as a driver of deforestation, Iceberg Data Lab has said.

  • IFC and T.Rowe Price pledge $150m to blue bond strategy

    17 April 2024

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and T.Rowe Price have revealed they will each invest $75 million in their blue bond strategy.