• ICMA says UK Taskforce definition of transition is 'too general'

    14 July 2022

    The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) has urged the UK Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) to be more specific on what indicators are needed within transition plans.

  • Rise of sustainable repos shows 'entry point' into emerging markets, says BNP

    30 June 2022

    Sustainable repurchase agreements could provide an accessible entry point for investments in emerging markets, BNP Paribas has said.

  • A definition of unsustainable finance is needed for debt capital market growth

    06 October 2021

    A common definition of what is unsustainable is needed to boost the growth of sustainable debt capital markets...

  • Green bond comment, June 2021: Are oil and gas firms still locked out of the sustainable bond market?

    02 June 2021

    The labelled bond market needs to start helping dirty issuers finance the transition, argues Peter Cripps

  • ESG in Fixed Income Global Series - Innovation showcase roundup

    11 May 2021

    The topic of transition bonds was a recurring theme at Environmental Finance's Innovation showcase conference - the second of six events in the ESG in Fixed Income Global Series of conferences.

  • Japan's FSA publishes bond & loan 'transition finance guidelines'

    07 May 2021

    Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) has published Basic guidelines on climate transition finance, with the aim of encouraging "more funds for activities that contribute to achieving [the national government's goal of] 2050 carbon neutral[ity]".

  • Handbook for transition finance calls for science-based pathways

    09 December 2020

    The Green and Social Bond Principles has issued a handbook providing guidelines for issuers of climate transition finance, and calling for an issuer's climate strategy to reference science-based targets and transition pathways.