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IFC elected chair of GBP/SBP excom
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has been elected chair of the executive committee (excom) of the green, social and sustainability-linked bond principles
IFC celebrates 100 signatories to impact principles
100 investors have signed up to a set of principles that require annual public disclosure of information on how they seek to achieve positive impact through their investments, as well as independent verification of their alignment with the principles.
HSBC and IFC real economy green bond fund raises $470m
HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) and the International Finance Corporation announced their green bond fund targeting "real economy" assets has raised more than $470 million following its third close.
Emerging market green bond issuance jumps a fifth in 2019
Green bond issuance across emerging markets jumped a fifth in 2019, a report by Amundi Asset Management and the International Finance Corporation revealed.
A principled approach to impact
The Operating Principles for Impact are set to bring increased transparency to impact investing, the IFC's Neil Gregory tells Michael Hurley, on the first anniversary of their launch.
Covid-19 slams the brakes on green bond issuance
Issuance of green, social and sustainability (GSS) bonds slowed dramatically in the first three months of 2020, as the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy became clear.
Amundi's one-year-old green bond fund 'ahead of schedule'
The world's largest green bond fund bought more green-labelled issuance in its first year than originally anticipated, Frédéric Samama tells Michael Hurley