• IBRD issues innovative 'pay-for-success' rhino bond

    25 March 2022

    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has raised $150 million from a ground-breaking 'pay-for-success' sustainable development bond to support rhino conservation in South Africa.

  • Malaysian central bank warns of nature-related risks

    17 March 2022

    Malaysian banks are exposed to sectors which face high nature-related financial risks, the country's central bank has warned.

  • Environmental risk regulations tightened in Nepal

    16 February 2022

    Environmental and social risks will have to be considered by banks and financial institutions under new requirements from the Nepalese central bank.

  • People moves 28 January: ISSB, J.P. Morgan, DBS, KPMG, and more...

    28 January 2022
  • Women's World Banking recruits head for South Asia

    28 January 2022
  • World Bank proposes sovereign sustainability-linked bond verification body

    07 January 2022

    The World Bank has proposed creating a global body to support the development and assessment of sovereign sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs)...

  • Climate finance skewed against women, says World Bank advisor

    04 November 2021

    Gender-related criteria must not be seen as tokenistic for developing countries accessing climate finance, a World Bank executive has said.

  • COP26 round-up, 2 November: India, deforestation and methane

    02 November 2021

    A brief summary of the biggest news related to COP26 in Glasgow on 2 November.

  • World Bank initiative calls on COP26 to urgently set 'true price' on carbon

    01 November 2021
  • Just transition, inequality, and diversity are 'next hot topics for ESG data'

    07 October 2021

    Improved data on diversity and inclusion has come to the "forefront of investors' demands"...