Swedbank invests in biodiversity credit pilot and says market could exist in a year
A global market for biodiversity credits may exist within a year, according to Swedbank Group, as it revealed that it has invested in a pilot project that will generate credits.
US states target ESG investment as US SIF hits back at 'political' attacks
Politicians in two US states have launched anti-environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment policies, whilst the US SIF has published an 'ESG Truths' website amid growing "politically motivated and simplistic attacks" on ESG in the country.
Sustainability-linked finance guidelines for shipping firms published
Guidelines for shipping firms and lenders on issuing sustainability-linked loans and bonds have been published by a working group of Nordic firms in order to introduce a higher level of industry standardisation and avoid 'greenwashing'.
K2A launches 'world's first' green equity framework
Swedish housing company K2A has launched what it believes to be the first green-labelled equity framework.
Airport operator Swedavia issues SEK1bn green bond
Swedish state-owned Swedavia has become the latest in a string of airport operators to issue a green bond.
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ESG in Fixed Income Europe, featuring Green Bonds
Nearly 400 delegates attended the conference, now in its ninth year`
Central banks 'to turn to green QE'
Central banks could turn to "green quantitative easing" (QE) as part of their increasingly active response to climate change, a panellist at Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income 2019 conference argued.
Chemicals company signs €400m sustainability-linked RCF
Finland-based chemicals company Kemira has agreed a €400 million ($450 million) ‘sustainability-linked’ revolving credit facility (RCF).