• Sustainability-linked bonds complement and bolster the sustainable finance market

    08 November 2019

    Sustainability-linked bonds have the potential to entice issuers, diversify economic options available to investors, and encourage outcome-focused sustainable finance, argue Aaron Franklin, Paul Davies, Ignacio Domínguez and Kristina Wyatt.

  • US carbon markets evolve for the future

    06 June 2019

    Regional carbon trading in North America has survived numerous challenges and setbacks but looks well-positioned for further growth, says Katie Kouchakji.

  • 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.

  • First sovereign blue bond launched

    29 October 2018

    The Republic of Seychelles has issued a first-of-its-kind sovereign 'blue bond' to help conserve its marine environment, sparking hopes that the deal will kickstart a new market for ocean-themed bonds.

  • Thoughts on green bonds' legal documents

    13 July 2018

    The sustainable finance market should avoid overreacting to extraordinary events and maintain its market-building approach, argues Aaron Franklin

  • Banking on a changing climate? Part 2

    13 April 2018

    Climate change poses a significant threat to banks. How big is their exposure to climate risks, and what are they doing to mitigate them, asks Peter Cripps. The second part of this two-part feature explores physical risks and liability risks

  • Structural work underpins carbon market optimism

    03 January 2018

    If 2017 was the year of carbon market maintenance, with legislation extending the life of schemes in the US and Europe, 2018 could be defined by greater linking between initiatives, says Michael Hurley

  • The legal risks of reporting climate risks

    27 June 2017

    The Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures' recommendations were widely welcomed by the market. But are there legal risks attached to their implementation, asks Hamza Ali

  • How to minimise the legal risks of green bonds

    29 May 2017

    There are a number of ways in which issuers of green bonds can minimise the legal risks attached to them, argues Aaron Franklin

  • Private equity firm buys Infigen wind portfolio for $274m

    29 October 2015

    Private equity firm ArcLight Capital Partners has acquired Infigen Energy's entire US wind portfolio in a deal worth $274 million.