ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: Investors call for green bond market improvements
Investors recommended structural improvements for some of the deals in the labelled bond market, hoping it may lead to improved quality of transactions.
'Watered down' sustainable bond commitments a 'big problem'
Issuers presenting weak commitments and project specificity with their sustainable bond issues are a "big problem" - especially for social bonds - and emphasises the importance of starting with issuer-level sustainability analysis, according to PGIM.
PGIM creates new global head of ESG role
PGIM Real Estate adds ESG lead for Europe and Asia Pacific
US climate disclosure tussle develops over SEC filings role
A tussle is developing over whether mandatory climate disclosures in the US should feature in the closely scrutinised annual regulatory filings or as a separate document, with some major firms opposing inclusion in annual filings but some significant investors backing such a move.