Archive

  • 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"...

  • Technological advances lower barriers to entry for spatial finance, study finds

    16 July 2021

    Financial institutions are increasingly using 'spatial finance' data to assess climate risk after technological advances

  • Pakistan explores issuing first sovereign 'nature performance bond'

    26 February 2021

    Pakistan could become the first sovereign to issue a nature performance bond, it has been revealed.

  • News Round Up: EU Just Transition, Sustaintech Xcelerator

    17 December 2020
  • News Round Up: World Bank, Bridgewater, CIMB, and more

    10 December 2020
  • ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 conference round up

    16 November 2020

    Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 virtual conference ended after two days of panels, speed networking sessions, and discussion groups.

  • Social bonds: powered up by the pandemic

    13 November 2020

    ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 conference: The explosion of issuance of social bonds in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the potential of these flexible instruments.

  • Nature Action 100 proposed by World Bank to mobilise biodiversity finance

    29 September 2020

    The World Bank has proposed five "big ideas" to drive growth in biodiversity financing, including development banks becoming cornerstone investors for biodiversity projects and investors creating a 'Nature Action 100' initiative similar to Climate Action 100+.

  • IFC tightens coal phase-out conditions on financial clients

    22 September 2020

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has strengthened its approach to thermal coal investment exposure among its financial institution clients, announcing it will not make equity investments in firms that do not have a phase-out plan in place.