Archive

  • 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.

  • Dai-Ichi Life invests $200m in green and sustainability bonds

    01 July 2019

    Dai-ichi Life Insurance has invested JPY21.6 billion ($200 million) in green and sustainability bonds issued by two development banks.

  • Institutional investors call for sea change in fish farming

    05 June 2019

    Climate change, pollution and antibiotic resistance could sink the fast-growing fish farming industry, the investor network FAIRR has warned.

  • HSBC plans emerging markets green bond fund

    04 June 2019

    HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC) plans to launch a green bond fund, which targets “real economy” issuers in emerging markets.

  • Japan Post Insurance adds PLN1bn CAB to its 'green' assets

    28 May 2019

    Japan Post Insurance has added to its growing volume of green investments, by agreeing a private placement of a PLN1 billion ($205.5 million) Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

  • Comment: The Taoiseach's speech

    17 May 2019

    Leo Varadkar's appearance at a sustainable finance conference at Dublin this week sent an important signal to the financial community, says Peter Cripps

  • Morgan Stanley to underwrite more bonds in battle against plastic waste

    18 April 2019

    Morgan Stanley Global Capital Markets plans to underwrite more bonds to reduce plastic waste, as part of a new initiative to tackle the global problem.