News round-up: S&P, Barclays, EU taxonomy and more
ESG indexes: in the sweet spot
Billions have flowed into funds tracking ESG indexes or low-carbon indexes in recent months. What are the innovations that will drive further growth, asks Peter Cripps
NZ Super moves $10bn passive equities to low-carbon
New Zealand Super Fund has shifted its NZ$14 billion ($10 billion) global passive equity portfolio into a low-carbon strategy.
Green bond comment: April was all about innovation and infrastructure
April was a solid month for green bond issuance, raising some $5.6 billion. That figure is up on the $5.3 billion for the same month last year, mainly thanks to a RMB15000 ($2.2 billion) from Bank of Beijing, the biggest Chinese green bond of the year.