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  • Loan round-up: DLG, U Mobile, Hyundai Mobis ... and more

    09 November 2023
  • Lloyds looks to energise 'slow' sustainability-linked derivative market

    03 November 2023

    Lloyds Banking Group hopes the sluggish sustainability-linked derivatives (SLDs) market will accelerate in 2024, but argues that lots of industry work must be done before we see material transaction growth.

  • 'Even leading banking practices fail basic climate, biodiversity tests' - ShareAction

    06 September 2021

    Most of Europe's largest banks have targets to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to net zero - but very few banks have taken concrete steps to achieve this and even leading practices in the sector fail "basic" quality tests, according to research by non-profit ShareAction.

  • News round-up: Sarasin, ABI, Green Finance Institute and PwC

    12 May 2021
  • Green Finance Institute launches Coalition for the Decarbonisation of Road Transport

    12 May 2021
  • Scottish Widows urges £2.5trn UK pension industry to urgently close 'green gap'

    08 February 2021

    Scottish Widows has urged other UK pension funds to help close the £2.2 trillion ($3 trillion) 'green gap' following its announcement of strengthened climate targets, arguing the "steady progress" on climate being made by the industry was "not fast enough".

  • UK social impact investment market passes £5bn

    28 October 2020

    The UK's market for social impact investments jumped a fifth in 2019 to about £5.1 billion ($6.7 billion) in total, according to research by Big Society Capital.

  • HSBC closes coal project funding loophole as pressure mounts

    01 May 2020

    HSBC has closed a controversial loophole which allowed the bank to continue to fund coal projects in three countries, but campaigners continued to push for coal funding to be withdrawn altogether.

  • Barclays tightens climate policy amid shareholder pressure

    30 March 2020

    Barclays has announced an ambition to be net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 across its lending activities, but campaigners are pushing for commitments to faster progress.

  • Major shareholder Jupiter supports Barclays fossil fuel funding resolution

    03 March 2020

    Jupiter Asset Management has joined the swelling ranks of investors supporting a shareholder resolution calling on Barclays to phase out its funding for fossil fuel firms.