• HSBC plans emerging markets green bond fund

    04 June 2019

    HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC) plans to launch a green bond fund, which targets “real economy” issuers in emerging markets.

  • People Moves: AAM, Morgan Stanley, AP1, Carbon Market Institute, Gold Standard, Ethic, Aviva Investors

    03 May 2019

    Aegon Asset Management (AAM) has hired two people for its responsible investment team.

  • Green bonds from emerging markets could reach $250bn by 2021

    01 May 2019

    Cumulative issuance of green bonds from emerging markets could rise to between $210 billion and $250 billion by 2021, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and French asset manager Amundi.

  • $26trn impact investment opportunity waiting to be unlocked, says IFC

    11 April 2019

    Investors’ appetite for impact investing could be as high as $26 trillion globally, according to estimates by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

  • GPIF invests in its first green bonds

    09 April 2019

    Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has bought its first green bonds, snapping up a $500 million deal from the World Bank Group.

  • Winners of Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 honoured by market

    02 April 2019

    The Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 feature several repeat winners alongside many new names, as 13 extra categories were added this year in response to the rapid growth of social and sustainability bonds.

  • How the Green Climate Fund can accelerate the development of low-carbon cities

    22 March 2019

    The South Korea-based fund should seek to derisk investments and explore innovative solutions such as resilience bonds, argues Alexandra Tracy

  • People Moves: BMO Global Asset Management, ClimateWorks Foundation, Japan's Financial Services Agency, Rockefeller Capital Management, Global Parametrics, Refinitiv, Aviva Investors, FIM Asset Management and S-Bank Wealth Management

    15 March 2019
  • Simplify SDG finance to unleash scale, says UBS

    23 January 2019

    UBS has called on the financial sector and policymakers to simplify and standardise investing in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help close the current financing gap to reach the goals.

  • The 12 themes set to shape 2019

    04 January 2019

    What are the areas to watch for responsible investing in 2019, asks Peter Cripps