• AllianzGI poaches BlackRock head of sustainable emerging market debt

    04 February 2020

    Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) has hired Giulia Pellegrini as senior portfolio manager within its emerging market debt team.

  • World Bank working on sovereign ESG engagement guide

    27 January 2020

    The World Bank's treasury plans to publish a guide that will include information on how investors can engage more effectively with issuers of sovereign debt.

  • World Bank launches fourth emissions reduction auction

    07 January 2020

    A fourth pay-for-performance auction developed by the World Bank to stimulate investment in projects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has launched a new auction worth at least $6 million.

  • World Bank unveils carbon markets implementation partnership

    10 December 2019

    An initiative to promote the use of carbon pricing has been announced on the sidelines of the COP25 event in Madrid.

  • Green bonds California 2019

    06 November 2019

    The conference discussed a range of themes, including the California wildfires and what is the point of a label. Peter Cripps reports

  • World Bank launches sovereign ESG data portal

    30 October 2019

    The World Bank has launched a free online platform that provides users with sovereign-level environmental, social and governance (ESG) data.

  • LeapFrog – targeting the emerging consumer

    21 October 2019

    How does the world's biggest private equity impact specialist invest? Joe Walsh reports

  • Investing in the oceans

    21 October 2019

    Investors targeting SDG14 – life below water – can find themselves fishing in murky waters, writes Joe Walsh

  • GPIF’s green bond investments surpass $1bn

    14 August 2019

    Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has grown its portfolio of green bond investments to more than $1 billion – less than half a year after it first bought green notes.

  • GPIF to invest in more CAB bonds to boost standardisation

    02 July 2019

    Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is to invest in "larger amounts" of climate awareness bonds (CABs) and sustainability awareness bonds (SABs) from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and help boost standardisation, an EIB spokesman said.