• GSAM: 36% of European investors ready to invest in social bonds

    16 May 2023

    More investors are expected to switch some of their conventional bond allocation to social bonds, Bram Bos tells Ahren Lester

  • Euro sustainable bond funds assets set €17bn record in 2022

    02 March 2023

    Despite unprecedented bond market conditions, Euro sustainable bond funds continued to attract substantial fresh capital from eager investors. Ahren Lester reports

  • NN IP corporate green bond fund crosses €1bn milestone

    02 August 2022

    The corporate green bond fund of NN Investment Partners (NN IP) has crossed the €1 billion ($1 billion) assets milestone less than three years after launching, becoming the second green bond fund at the Dutch asset manager to achieve this landmark.

  • NN IP launches debut €20m social bond fund

    18 July 2022

    NN Investment Partners (NN IP) has launched its first dedicated social bond fund, after the significant increase in social bonds since 2020 means the market had "caught up" with green bonds.

  • NN IP green bond funds hit €5bn

    25 April 2022

    The changing economic environment has caused investors to switch between funds, but none are selling out of green bonds altogether, Bram Bos tells Ahren Lester

  • Green bond fund assets reach $25bn

    17 March 2022

    Despite challenging market conditions, total assets in green bond funds hit $25 billion at the end of 2021. Ahren Lester reports

  • Sustainable bonds in 2022 - beyond $1trn

    23 December 2021

    After another record-breaking 2021, hopes are high that sustainable bond issuance will surge past $1 trillion in 2022. Ahren Lester reports

  • Denmark to issue debut 'twin' green bond in January

    08 December 2021

    Denmark has announced it will issue its debut sovereign green bond in January which will replicate the innovative 'twin bond' concept launched by Germany in 2020, as it kick-starts its green bond programme intending to raise up to NOK12 billion ($1.3 billion) in 2022.

  • EU raises €12bn from record-breaking green bond debut

    13 October 2021

    The EU reported its €12 billion ($13.9 billion) green bond debut was more than 11 times oversubscribed by investors which makes it both the largest green bond issued and largest single order book to date, as the bloc kicks-off its much-anticipated €250 billion green bond programme.

  • ESG in Fixed Income Global Series - Sustainability-Linked Products and Social Bonds roundup

    22 June 2021

    Environmental Finance's Sustainability-Linked Products and Social Bonds day - the third of six events in the ESG in Fixed Income Global Series of conferences - ended after two days of panels, presentations and speed networking sessions.