• 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

  • Scope 3 'make or break' for the SLB market, says BNP Paribas

    14 July 2023

    Scope 3 emissions could "make or break" the sustainability-linked bond (SLBs) market, a sustainable finance head at BNP Paribas has told Environmental Finance.

  • Asian taxonomies 'better' at dealing with the transition, says ICMA

    29 June 2023

    Taxonomies being developed across Asia are "better" at dealing with the transition to a net zero economy than are those in other jurisdictions such as the EU, an executive at the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) argued.

  • ICMA Principles 'to focus more on impact reporting'

    28 June 2023

    The chair of the executive committee that oversees the sustainable bond 'Principles' said one of its priorities for the next year should be helping green bond issuers focus more on reporting impact metrics, as opposed to outcomes.

  • 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.

  • People Moves 22 October: ICMA, CDP, Nordea and more

    22 October 2021
  • Bryan Pascoe new chief executive of ICMA

    22 October 2021
  • 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