Nature-related sovereign issuances set to grow, Insight predicts
Innovative nature-related sovereign issuances are set to increase, especially in emerging markets, an executive at Insight Investment has predicted.
Insight has classification system for SLBs
Insight Investment classifies sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) as either dark green, light green or red, using its own criteria.
People Moves 17 December: IIGCC, ISSB, Moody's and more
Insight Investment hires ESG portfolio manager
Second UK green bond secures largest sovereign oversubscription
The UK has issued the sovereign green bond with the longest tenor after it raised £6 billion ($8.3 billion) from its second issue, with the transaction more than 12-times oversubscribed by investors.
Record impact bond issuance is asset owner opportunity, says Insight
Last year's record issuance of impact bonds is set to be repeated in 2021, presenting 'great opportunity' to incorporate positive impact objectives into asset owners' mandates, according to Insight Investment.
Green Bond Standard 'may lead to fewer issuances'
The introduction of the EU's Green Bond Standard may have the unintended effect of actually reducing the rate of corporate issuances, a panel discussion at Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 conference heard.
ESG reporting key to ride 'wave' of social housing investment
M&G and Insight Investment are among organisations that have drawn up draft criteria for social housing sustainability reporting, as they suggest "we are at the early stages of what may be a wave of equity investment in affordable housing".
Skills shortage ‘roadblock’ in way of sustainable agriculture
A skills shortage in the agriculture industry is acting as a roadblock to achieving the massive sustainable investment potential of the sector, says Insight Investment.