• Unpacking the EU's Green Deal Industrial Plan

    23 March 2023

    The Net Zero Industry Act and the Critical Raw Materials Act set out goals for the development of the green industry in the EU, writes Lothar Van Driessche

  • ECB climate scores another sign of rising liability risk, says law firm

    06 October 2022

    The decision by the European Central Bank (ECB) to tilt its corporate bond purchases toward issuers with better climate 'scores' is part of a wider shift to tighter climate rules - which in turn points to rising liability risk, a law firm has said.

  • Basel Committee climate-related pay principle could drive 'consistency'

    20 June 2022

    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has recommended banks link executive pay to climate risk performance, which a leading law firm said could drive greater "consistency" of bank policies globally...

  • Credit Suisse seals deal to cater to private client demand for impact

    23 October 2020

    A tie-up between Credit Suisse, The Conduit Connect, Linklaters and Deloitte will aim to make it easier for the Swiss bank's private clients to make impact investments.

  • Winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Bond Awards 2020

    30 March 2020

    Environmental Finance's Bond Awards were expanded again this year to reflect the growth and evolution of the green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond markets and to include the nascent GSS loan market.

  • ‘Clear need’ for more consultants to help meet EU taxonomy needs

    08 July 2019

    There is a “clear need” for more consultancy firms to help financial institutions and corporates meet the requirements of the EU’s climate-related taxonomy, according to London-based law firm Linklaters.

  • UK's PRA is first regulator to publish supervisory statement on climate change

    15 April 2019

    The UK's Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has become the first regulator to publish its expectations on how banks and insurers should manage climate risks.

  • Octopus in £174m refinancing of biomass and landfill gas portfolio

    30 July 2018

    Octopus Investments has completed a £174 million ($230 million) refinancing of the largest independent portfolio of biomass and landfill gas projects in the UK.