• Sustainability-linked bonds complement and bolster the sustainable finance market

    08 November 2019

    Sustainability-linked bonds have the potential to entice issuers, diversify economic options available to investors, and encourage outcome-focused sustainable finance, argue Aaron Franklin, Paul Davies, Ignacio Domínguez and Kristina Wyatt.

  • Thoughts on green bonds' legal documents

    13 July 2018

    The sustainable finance market should avoid overreacting to extraordinary events and maintain its market-building approach, argues Aaron Franklin

  • Banking on a changing climate? Part 2

    13 April 2018

    Climate change poses a significant threat to banks. How big is their exposure to climate risks, and what are they doing to mitigate them, asks Peter Cripps. The second part of this two-part feature explores physical risks and liability risks

  • The legal risks of reporting climate risks

    27 June 2017

    The Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures' recommendations were widely welcomed by the market. But are there legal risks attached to their implementation, asks Hamza Ali

  • How to minimise the legal risks of green bonds

    29 May 2017

    There are a number of ways in which issuers of green bonds can minimise the legal risks attached to them, argues Aaron Franklin

  • What is the future of high-yield green bonds?

    04 March 2015

    There has been only a handful of high-yield green bonds to date, but this segment of the market has potential to grow. Impact reporting and the relaxation of restrictions on issuers are two ways in which high-yield paper may differ from investment grade issues, argue Aaron Franklin and Francesco Lione.