• Powering up the energy storage market

    28 February 2020

    Interest in the energy storage market is starting to take off, Ahren Lester explains, despite caution over changing business models continuing to hold back widespread investment.

  • Malaysian banks fund coal power projects at expense of renewables

    21 February 2020

    Malaysian banks continue to provide significant funding to coal power projects amid a rising number of international peers stepping back from such financing, according to a report by an Australian environmental pressure group.

  • CDP, CDSB urge companies to 'get ahead of the curve' of EU climate reporting

    19 February 2020

    Companies in the EU have been urged to improve their reporting of environmental information ahead of changes to legislation that are set to ask for more detailed disclosures.

  • HSBC named largest green, social and sustainability bond manager

    10 February 2020

    HSBC became the largest green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond market underwriter in 2019, in a year marked by rapidly accelerating diversification of the market.

  • Bonds round-up: Chile, LBBW, Orix, Egypt

    29 January 2020
  • Shipping - the trillion-dollar challenge

    24 January 2020

    The growing support for the Poseidon Principles underlines the crucial role for finance in helping the shipping industry chart a course towards a greener future, says Ahren Lester

  • Asian sustainability bond index launched

    16 December 2019

    Consultancy firm Carbon Care Asia and German index provider Solactive have launched an index to track the performance of sustainable bonds in Asia.

  • Moody's expects green and social covered bonds growth to continue in 2020

    06 December 2019

    New issues of European green and social covered bonds are expected to see further growth in 2020, amid rising demand for the asset class, Moody's said in a report this week.

  • France's largest insurers looking for climate-conscious asset managers

    19 November 2019

    Three mandates totalling €500m open for tender

  • Setting the benchmark for sustainable banking

    18 September 2019

    The Principles for Responsible Banking are due to be launched this month. Could they be a game-changer for the sector, Michael Hurley asks