Marfrig's sustainable cattle bond attracts new ESG investors
Beef producer Marfrig Global Foods was able to attract additional environmental, social and governance (ESG) investors for its $500 million Sustainable Transition Bond issued earlier this week.
ESG in Fixed Income, featuring the Green Bonds Americas conference 2019 - early bird ends this Friday
The fifth annual ESG in Fixed Income, featuring the Green Bonds Americas conference will take place in New York on 17 September.
Beef giant issues controversial Sustainable Transition Bond Framework
The world's second largest beef producer, Marfrig Global Foods, has issued a controversial Sustainable Transition Bond Framework for the purchase of cattle.
Green and sustainability loans: the growth accelerates
The green and sustainability-linked loan market grew exponentially last year. The next growth spurt could be driven by emerging markets, Michael Hurley writes
Green bond comment, May 2019
The big debate on transition bonds and a strong start to the market in 2019
Corporate green bond issuers 'should have transition strategies'
Investors should base decisions about whether to invest in corporate green bonds on their issuer's forward-looking and low-carbon transition strategy, said panelists at a conference of NGO Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).
Green bond comment, March 2019: What role should green bonds play in the energy transition?
Italian oil and gas distribution firm Snam recently issued a 'climate action bond' that divided opinion.
Snam's bond should trigger a discussion about 'transition bonds', says BNP
An underwriter of Snam's 'climate action bond' has launched an impassioned defence of the issue, arguing that issues such as this are needed to help companies from high-emitting sectors to transition to lower-carbon business models.
Fossil fuel issuer of ‘climate action’ bond reignites Repsol debate
A ‘climate action bond’ issued by natural gas infrastructure company Snam has reignited a debate around whether there is a place at the green bond table for fossil fuel firms.