• News round-up - 12 February 2021: Nordea, UK ETS, ESG-focused SPAC launch, HSBC ... and more

    12 February 2021
  • Key Capture Energy secures $93m financing for battery storage project

    12 February 2021
  • Most financial institutions don't push for ambitious EU sustainable finance strategy

    23 September 2020

    Many financial institutions are failing to support an ambitious EU sustainable finance strategy, according to a report on lobbying by NGO InfluenceMap, with just a handful supporting and actively engaging with the European Commission's policy.

  • Trafigura signs $500m low-carbon financing facility

    08 September 2020

    Commodities trader Trafigura has established a 'low carbon aluminium' financing platform of up to $500 million, with Natixis and Rabobank supporting Trafigura in the design and structuring of the instrument.

  • Biodiversity: lessons from the Dutch working group

    31 July 2020

    A number of leading Dutch financial institutions have joined forces to boost knowledge about biodiversity within the financial sector. Merel Hendriks and Simon Zwagemakers outline some of the key developments

  • Bank of America becomes third US lender to join carbon accounting initiative

    30 July 2020

    Bank of America (BoA) has joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), the third major US lender to join the initiative in the past week, as pressure builds on financial institutions to tackle the emissions of their lending and investment portfolios.

  • Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures working group announced

    21 July 2020

    Ten financial firms have joined a working group to develop a reporting framework for the impact of the financial sector on biodiversity and ecosystems to complement the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • Olam signs $250m sustainability-linked loan

    22 June 2020

    Olam has signed sustainability-linked revolving credit facility (RCF) worth $250 million, the third sustainability-linked loan the food and agriculture firm has signed over the last two years.

  • Banks step up action on biodiversity

    15 June 2020

    Natixis, HSBC and a number of Dutch banks are calling for the financial sector to accelerate action to prevent biodiversity loss.

  • Dredging firm Van Oord signs first green loan for LNG ships

    02 June 2020

    Dutch offshore contracting firm Van Oord has secured its inaugural green loan to finance three liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled dredging vessels in a bid to reduce the emissions of its fleet.