• LSTA publishes 'first-of-kind' sustainability-linked loan guidance

    24 February 2023

    The Loan Syndications & Trading Association (LSTA) has published guidance on legal documentation for US sustainability-linked loans (SLLs), including comments on 'sleeping' SLLs and guidance on the role of a sustainability coordinator.

  • LSTA readies sustainability-linked loan drafting guidance

    01 February 2023

    Guidance for drafting sustainability-linked loan (SLL) documents from the Loan Syndications & Trading Association (LSTA) is expected to be finalised this month, including specific provisions around so-called 'sleeping SLLs'

  • Don't let 'sleeping SLLs' lie

    12 October 2022

    The LSTA is finalising best practice guidelines to help tackle 'sleeping SLLs', writes Ahren Lester

  • External verification mandatory in updated Sustainability Linked Loan Principles

    01 June 2021

    External verification is now required under the Sustainability Linked Loan Principles (SLLP) following an update, with the voluntary standards published by three industry associations also tightening guidance on sustainability performance targets.