• Green bonds crucial to real estate transition

    24 October 2023

    Labelled bonds have a key role to play in helping the sector to meet its environmental goals, writes Max Roper

  • 18% of sustainability-linked bonds 'pose greenwashing risk'

    12 September 2023

    Almost one-in-five sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) in the market pose "too great a greenwashing risk" for MainStreet Partners, compared with less than one-in-ten for specific use-of-proceeds bonds.

  • REC-reduced emissions targets are 'not reputable', says MainStreet

    31 August 2023

    The use of 'market-based' emissions targets for sustainability-linked instruments is "not reputable", as it demonstrates no long-term operational sustainability improvement, according to MainStreet Partners.

  • Sustainability-linked bond target rebasing threatens credibility of market

    18 August 2023

    The baselines used to set sustainability-linked bond (SLB) targets are being changed "a lot" more than expected, in a trend that threatens the credibility of the market, MainStreet Partners has warned.

  • 30% of sustainability-linked bond targets 'on track to fail'

    07 August 2023

    Up to 30% of all sustainability-linked bond (SLB) targets on the market are "on track to fail," which MainStreet Partners said is getting close to "alarming" levels for issuers and investors.

  • MainStreet: 28% of green bonds 'already meet' EU Green Bond Standard

    01 August 2023

    MainStreet Partners said 28% of existing green and sustainability bonds already meet the main components of the provisional EU Green Bond Standard (EU GBS), with the sustainable investment advisor expecting this number to grow.

  • Poor data driving emerging- and developed-market ESG fund divide, says report

    01 February 2023

    Emerging markets-focused sustainable funds in the EU are 'disadvantaged' by unusable data, a report has found.

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