Sustainability-linked bonds complement and bolster the sustainable finance market
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
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
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
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
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?
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.