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  • Winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Bond Awards 2020

    30 March 2020

    Environmental Finance's Bond Awards were expanded again this year to reflect the growth and evolution of the green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond markets and to include the nascent GSS loan market.

  • WEF's global risk ranking dominated by environmental concerns

    15 January 2020

    This year's Global Risks Report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has for the first time identified environmental and climate change-related concerns as all of the top five most likely risks.

  • Zurich's green bond portfolio hits $3.5bn

    06 December 2019

    Zurich Insurance's portfolio of green, social and sustainability bonds has reached $3.5 billion, Danielle Brassel, a responsible investment analyst with the firm, told the Insurance and Climate Risk conference.

  • Investors up pressure on IEA to tighten climate scenarios

    19 November 2019

    A group that includes Nordea, Zurich Insurance, Folksam, Alecta and Storebrand has pressured the International Energy Agency (IEA) to provide a “better analysis” of what it takes to restrict global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

  • Can you really make an impact in listed equities?

    21 October 2019

    One of the big debates among impact investors is about whether listed equities investments can really help meet the SDGs. Peter Cripps reports

  • So, you want to start thinking about impact?

    21 October 2019

    How should an investor make their first steps in their impact investment journey? Some leaders share their thoughts

  • Spurring sustainable investments with capital charges

    23 September 2019

    As sustainability makes its way into regulation, the question of capital charges punishing 'brown' investments or incentivising 'green' investments has come to the fore. While regulators are asking for risk-based evidence, stakeholders are not all in agreement on how to proceed. Vincent Huck reports

  • ESG engagement really does work, say investors

    20 May 2019

    Investors have proved that they have the power to bring about changes in company behaviour, when they engage with them on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, and they even have the potential to influence national governments, a panel at an MSCI conference heard.

  • GBPs publish green buildings impact reporting guidance

    05 April 2019

    A ‘harmonised framework for impact reporting on green building projects’ has been published by the Green Bond Principles (GBPs).

  • Winners of Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 honoured by market

    02 April 2019

    The Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 feature several repeat winners alongside many new names, as 13 extra categories were added this year in response to the rapid growth of social and sustainability bonds.