Call to strengthen Green Bond Principles
The Green Bond Principles should be strengthened to help boost the credibility of the fledgling market, an NGO has claimed.
The industry's most important recent moves, including new roles for Martin Skancke, Charles Gooderham and Zoe Knight. Appointments have been announced for Standard Bank, Tau, SolarCity and Bridges Ventures, among others.
Banks back new transparency guidelines for green bond market
A coalition of 13 major investment banks has backed a set of voluntary principles intended to encourage transparency and integrity in the fast-growing green bonds market.
Investors warn palm oil companies and financiers on climate change risks
A $270 billion investor coalition has called for palm oil producers and their financiers to adopt policies to ensure they do not contribute to climate change.
FMO raises €500m in first 'sustainability bond'
Dutch development bank FMO has raised €500 million ($675.2 million) by issuing its first ever publicly offered 'sustainability bond'.
Robeco's former head of responsible investing joins rival
The investment management arm of sustainable banking group Triodos has hired rival Robeco's former head of responsible investing for a similar role.
UK's Green Investment Bank toasts whisky deal
The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) contributed to a £1.2 million ($1.8 million) investment that will allow a Scottish whisky distillery to install a biomass boiler.
Japanese firm completes €1.9bn purchase of European asset manager
A leading European asset manager with a strong reputation for sustainable investing has been bought by a Japanese financial services group.
Natural capital roadmap launched
An initiative to help companies in the financial sector account for natural capital has launched a roadmap, marking the start of a new phase in its development.