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  • EU carbon prices 'could push higher in H2'

    23 July 2018

    Prices in the EU's turbo-charged carbon market could make moderate gains in the second half of 2018, according to analysts, but their longer-term outlook is cautious.

  • Green bonds round-up, 18 July 2018

    18 July 2018

    Terna, the operator of the Italian electricity grid, has entered the green bond market for the first time, with a €750 million ($872 million) offering maturing in July 2023.

  • Banks report on TCFD-linked pilot study into physical risks

    17 July 2018

    A scenario-based approach to help banks estimate the climate-related physical risks in their loan portfolios has been published in response to the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • Green bonds round-up, 4 July

    04 July 2018

    Spanish utility Iberdrola has returned to the market with its tenth green bond. The €750 million deal pays a coupon of 1.25% and matures in October 2026.

  • Green bond round-up, 20 June, 2018

    20 June 2018

    ESG investors flock to Australian SDG bond National Australia Bank (NAB) has issued its first 'green SDG bond' which it said aligns with the Green Bond Principles while also contributing to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • TCFD guidance for banks launched

    26 April 2018

    Guidance was today launched to help banks assess and report the 'transition risks' in their loan books, as recommended by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • Green bond round-up, 18 April 2018

    18 April 2018

    BNP Paribas has returned to the green bond market with a €500 million ($618 million), six-year offering paying a coupon of 1.00%.

  • UBS goes green in Asia with new portfolio

    10 April 2018

    UBS has launched what it claims to be the first Asian portfolio to solely invest in stocks and bonds with a good sustainability record.

  • UBS creates "new framework for sustainable investing"

    05 February 2018

    UBS Asset Management (AM) has teamed up with academics to develop a "new calculus for sustainable investing".

  • UBS's new fund targets gender equality

    08 January 2018

    UBS has launched a fund that will invest in companies with a strong record in gender diversity and sustainability.