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  • 'Weak' EU ETS prices undermining transition investment, research says

    30 May 2024
  • Enel SLB target miss 'very significant event' for market

    24 April 2024

    The missed target tied to more than $10 billion worth of sustainability-linked bonds from Italian energy firm Enel has been described as showing the "value" of the performance-based instrument,...

  • EU should create 'sustainability-linked green bond' label, says IEEFA

    15 April 2024

    The European Commission could consider rules for combining sustainability-linked bond (SLB) structures with its "breakthrough" impact disclosures under its green bond standard, as an initial step towards regulating SLBs, according to a think tank.

  • EU work on SLB regulation may come too late, says IEEFA

    27 March 2024

    European Commission work on regulating sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) may come too late to help reach 2030 climate goals, according to a think tank.

  • Indonesian taxonomy 'muddies the waters' with inclusion of coal

    27 February 2024
  • EU GBS could bring transparency but lacks guidance, IEEFA claims

    20 February 2024

    The upcoming European Green Bond Standard lacks guidance on standardised impact reporting, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has claimed.

  • 'Financial time bomb' of climate-related credit rating volatility awaits, says IEEFA

    21 August 2023

    A "financial time bomb is ticking" due to expected volatility in credit ratings caused by climate risks which have not yet been adequately reflected in ratings, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has warned.

  • China urged to close state-owned enterprise green bond loophole

    01 December 2022

    The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has urged China to close a "problematic" use-of-proceeds loophole for state-owned enterprises issuing green bonds in order to end the fragmentation of the Chinese market.

  • Inconsistent ESG ratings 'failing to measure impact'

    10 October 2022

    Inconsistent ESG ratings "do not necessarily measure" a company's impact on society and the planet, which is making it difficult for investors to make informed investment decisions, a report has said.

  • IEA scenarios lead investors to undervalue climate risk, says report

    06 April 2018

    The International Energy Agency (IEA)'s climate change scenarios are causing investors to undervalue transition risk and preventing countries from meeting their Paris Agreement targets, according to a group of researchers.