• Regulation, TNFD to turn the tide in oceans investing, says Sustainable Fitch

    15 September 2023

    Despite a limited number of investable opportunities currently, changing regulation and initiatives such as the Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) could turn the tide for sustainable investments in the world's oceans, Sustainable Fitch has said.

  • Investors to increase pressure on biodiversity, says Sustainable Fitch

    06 September 2023

    Investors are likely to increase engagement with on biodiversity-related issues, and place more pressure on companies to set biodiversity or nature targets, Sustainable Fitch has predicted.

  • Indonesia considering coal for 'green' taxonomy

    05 September 2023

    A move from the Indonesian regulator to consider coal as 'green' within its taxonomy could risk foreign investor confidence in the market", both an international energy institute and Sustainable Fitch have warned.

  • Fitch: Amazon summit sets stage for 'confrontational COP28'

    21 August 2023

    Sustainable Fitch said the stage was set for a "more confrontational COP28," after "strong demands" were made at a regional summit on the sustainable development of the Amazon around developed country financing support and rising concern around regulation.

  • Early coal phase out deals 'beset by hurdles', says Sustainable Fitch

    15 August 2023

    Early coal phase out deals in the Asia-Pacific region are 'beset by hurdles', particularly for investors which could face reputational risks for being involved, Sustainable Fitch has said.

  • Improving pricing dynamics 'could spur Chinese corporate green bond growth'

    31 July 2023

    The market will have to "wait a little longer" before it sees increased green bond issuance from private corporate issuers in China, due to the adverse pricing dynamics present in the market, according to Sustainable Fitch.

  • Progress on JETPs 'slower than expected', says Sustainable Fitch

    12 July 2023

    Progress on the UN's Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs) has been slower than expected, but taxonomies that include transitional activities could help emerging markets meet their decarbonisation targets, Sustainable Fitch has told Environmental Finance.

  • Chinese onshore green bond quality 'improving'

    10 July 2023

    An increasing number of Chinese onshore green bonds are allocating all of their proceeds to green activities, with consolidation of the regulatory environment in the country expected to drive further progress.

  • 'Samurai' sustainable bond growth trend expected to continue

    07 July 2023

    The rapid growth in Japanese yen-denominated 'Samurai' sustainable bonds from foreign issuers is expected to continue, but Sustainable Fitch worries about the rise in private placements in the market.