• Sustainable bond fund performance struggles in 2022 market turmoil

    09 March 2023

    After struggling to outperform, sustainable bond fund managers are hopeful the volatility of 2022 presents opportunities in 2023. Ahren Lester reports

  • Ping An pledges $5.9 billion to green investments

    08 June 2022
  • Green bond fund assets reach $25bn

    17 March 2022

    Despite challenging market conditions, total assets in green bond funds hit $25 billion at the end of 2021. Ahren Lester reports

  • News round-up: TNFD expands, GIG enters India, Chinese ESG ETF growth ... and more

    04 December 2020
  • Insurers' oil and gas activities to be next under spotlight

    18 June 2020

    Re/insurers around the world should limit their support for oil and gas projects and have until mid-September to explain the measures they are taking to reduce exposure to the sector, according to environmental NGOs.

  • UBP identifies 'long-term Covid-19 beneficiaries' impact investments

    29 April 2020

    Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) recently made three 'impact' investments in companies it said are set to be "long-term beneficiaries" of the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Strong performance for green, social and sustainability bond funds in 2019

    16 March 2020

    After a torrid 2018 green, social and sustainability bond funds experienced a stronger performance in 2019, off the back of a rallying fixed income market. But performances were highly variable, reports Ahren Lester.

  • What will 2020 bring for coal insurance?

    15 January 2020

    The year ahead could see new insurers join the industry's shift away from coal, says Peter Bosshard.

  • Climate Action 100+ claims first Chinese asset owner

    07 January 2020

    Chinese insurer Ping An has signed up to the Climate Action 100+, an investor initiative launched in 2017 to ensure the world's largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take necessary action on climate change

  • Green bond fund to give exposure to Chinese market

    09 October 2019

    A Hong-Kong based asset manager plans to launch a green bond fund in November that will make 50% of its investments in Chinese bonds.