• SEB warns of 'dire need' to tackle slowdown in sustainable bond market

    22 April 2024

    A slowdown in growth of the sustainable bond market during the first quarter suggests it is "living off the boom years" and issuance is not where it needs to be to meet climate targets, warns SEB's Gregor Vulturius.

  • Nordic Capital backs Swedish solar PV installer

    12 December 2023
  • Bond round-up: Mamoura, France, Uruguay ... and more

    08 November 2023
  • Indian regulator sets minimum threshold for mutual fund ESG investments

    24 July 2023

    Mutual funds in India that market their products as 'ESG' funds will be required to invest at least 80% of their assets in designated sustainability-related activities, under a new framework unveiled by the country's regulator.

  • Enel, DZ Bank join Principles ExCom as Fannie Mae exits

    23 June 2023

    Enel, DZ Bank and BNP Paribas Asset Management were among those elected to the executive committee (ExCom) which develop the influential sustainable bond principles, but Fannie Mae's exit marks a quick end to US issuer representation on the executive.

  • EIB issues 'first' digital green bond in Europe

    20 June 2023

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has raised SEK1 billion ($93 million) from the first "digital green bond" in Europe, which was issued through an open source platform developed by SEB and Crédit Agricole CIB (CA-CIB).

  • SEB, CA-CIB launch blockchain-based digital bond platform

    04 April 2023
  • Indian regulator approves ESG reporting system, ESG ratings regulation

    03 April 2023

    The Indian securities market regulator has approved plans for a new 'streamlined' ESG reporting system and regulation of providers of ESG ratings in a bid to increase confidence in disclosures.

  • India keen to 'set the pace' on ESG, says HSBC

    24 February 2023

    Recent regulatory developments that push India's ESG requirements forward show it is looking to "set the pace in certain areas", HSBC has said.

  • COP27 sees progress on bilateral partnerships

    30 January 2023

    The climate conference saw multilateral talks stagnate but bilateral partnerships show the way forward, argue Lina Apsheva and Gregor Vulturius