Green bond conversions are 'extreme case of lack of additionality'
The conversion of historic bonds to 'green' format is "problematic" for the market, as it represents an "extreme case" of lack of additionality, according to Nomura.
Goldman Sachs AM wants firms to tackle controversies with social bonds
Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) would like to see companies use social bonds to tackle controversies in their supply chains, an executive has said.
French electric battery developer raises €300m
Nomura AM expects to file first climate resolution
Nomura Asset Management expects to file an ESG-related shareholder resolution for the first time ever next year.
Nomura, Mitsui build stakes in natural capital manager New Forests
Japanese financial services firm Nomura has acquired a 41% stake in Australian natural capital management firm New Forests in a deal that also saw Mitsui & Co boost its stake in the forestry firm.
Russian invasion of Ukraine to turbocharge renewables deals
The Russian invasion of Ukraine could provide the 'jolt' to renewables to provide the scale needed to deliver the EU climate polices, argues Nomura's Alex Wotton