• Bond investors 'now pricing in' oil and gas firm climate strategies

    27 March 2023

    Fixed income investors have increasingly been pricing in the climate strategies of oil and gas firms following the energy crisis sparked by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, according to ABN Amro.

  • Nordea warns on gap between portfolio emissions reduction and 'real world impact'

    18 November 2022

    There is a widening disconnect between emissions reductions in investors' portfolios and the decarbonisation of the real economy, the head of sustainability at Nordea Life & Pensions has warned.

  • A third of economy commits to SBTi, but SMEs remain a challenge

    12 May 2022

    SBTi has "gone mainstream" because of the attention it receives from companies, but recruiting small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) remains a challenge, the organisation's CEO has said.

  • Private equity firms reach 'tipping point' in net-zero targets

    22 April 2022

    European private equity firms have reached a critical threshold in the number setting science-based decarbonisation targets, a member of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has said.

  • EU standard proposals could 'shrink pool' of green bonds, says HSBC

    11 April 2022

    The additional EU Green Bond Standard (GBS) criteria proposed by an influential committee run the risk of "shrinking the pool" of green bond issuers and projects by being overly complicated and restrictive, according to HSBC.