• People Moves, 23 February: Sustainable Fitch, AIB, Climate X, IFRS Foundation ... and more

    23 February 2024
  • CME launches 'first' sustainable derivatives clearing service

    21 September 2021

    Financial derivatives exchange operator CME is launching what is believed to be the first sustainable derivatives clearing service...

  • Social Loan Principles launched by industry associations

    13 April 2021

    Social Loan Principles (SLP) have been published by the trio of industry associations that administer the widely used voluntary principles for green and sustainability-linked loans.

  • Actiam New Member of the ICMA Executive Committee

    19 June 2018

    The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) announced Foppe-Jan van der Meij of Actiam as its new member of the Executive Committee of the Green Bond Principles (GBP) at the annual meeting on 14 June 2018.

  • People moves: ICMA, JP Morgan and BIG

    09 February 2018

    The International Finance Corporation's (IFC) Esohe Denise Odaro has taken a secondment at the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), where she is director in the Green Bond Principles/Social Bond Principles (GBP/SBP) secretariat.

  • EU green bond standard should make GBPs mandatory, HLEG urges

    31 January 2018

    An official EU green bond standard should be created this year that would make the recommendations of the Green Bond Principles (GBPs) mandatory and require second opinion providers to be accredited, according to the Commission's High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG).

  • GIB issues first Green Bond appraisal

    16 November 2016

    Moroccan lender Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) is the first green bond issuer to use the Green Investment Bank's (GIB) Green Impact Report appraisal.

  • People Moves

    26 August 2016

    Peter Munro, the European Investment Bank's head of investment relations, is to move to the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), where he will help administer the Green Bond Principles.

  • Green bonds in Asia - the challenges and opportunities

    27 June 2016

    The take-up of green bonds in Asia has been frustratingly slow, and there is no sign yet that companies are embracing the asset class en masse, argues Vicky Münzer-Jones

  • WWF calls for more disclosure, standards in the green bond market

    13 June 2016

    Leading players in the green bond market should support the development of clear standards to assess the true environmental contribution made by these instruments, and improve disclosure about these benefits, says a report from WWF.