• CA100+ defends phase 2 approach, after big name departures

    27 February 2024

    Climate Action 100+ has defended its updated approach, which has been blamed for three of its biggest signatories walking away from the climate engagement initiative earlier this month.

  • ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: Investors call for green bond market improvements

    02 October 2023

    Investors recommended structural improvements for some of the deals in the labelled bond market, hoping it may lead to improved quality of transactions.

  • CBI launches sustainability-linked bond certification scheme

    13 April 2023

    The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has launched a certification scheme for sustainability-linked bonds and company-level transition plans, in what the influential not-for-profit called a "major step forward" for financial markets.

  • 10 US asset managers emit 3bn oil barrels a year

    16 December 2021

    The annual financed emissions of 10 of the largest US asset managers are equivalent of three billion oil barrels, a report has said,...

  • US climate disclosure tussle develops over SEC filings role

    21 June 2021

    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.

  • News round-up: ESG fund assets approach $2trn, PIMCO launches ESG fund, Epworth ditches oil and gas firms, Race to Zero updates criteria

    30 April 2021
  • Emerging market sustainable bonds deliver 'more impact'

    26 April 2021

    Despite the misconception, market experts explained that emerging market sustainable bonds can deliver more impact for investors than developed market paper. Ahren Lester reports

  • ESG in Fixed Income Global Series - Americas focus day roundup

    12 April 2021

    Environmental Finance's Americas focus day - the first of six events in the ESG in Fixed Income Global Series of conferences - ended after a day of panels, presentations and speed networking sessions.

  • Biden's $2trn infra plan could 'double size of US muni green bond market'

    12 April 2021

    US President Joe Biden's plans for an $2 trillion infrastructure investment could help double the size of the green US muni bond market, experts believe.

  • BlackRock, DWS, Natixis show 'basic' commitment to ESG, says Morningstar

    20 November 2020

    Morningstar has identified Vanguard and Lyxor among asset managers with a 'low' level of commitment to ESG topics, whilst BlackRock, DWS, Natixis and UBS were flagged for their 'basic' approaches.