Green bond funds struggle in tough 2018
In a tough year for fixed income markets, most green bond funds lagged their benchmarks. Peter Cripps and Elena K. Johansson report
Green bond market breaks half-a-trillion-dollar barrier
Total green bond issuance has smashed through the $500 billion barrier, marking a significant milestone for the 11-year-old market, data from Environmental Finance’s database reveals.
NN IP endorses dedicated green bond allocation for investors
Dutch asset manager NN Investment Partners has called on investors to dedicate a separate part of their portfolios to exclusively buy green bonds.
NN IP calls for green bond issuers to use KPIs
NN Investment Partners (IP) has called for green bond issuers to report on quantitative key performance indicators (KPIs) to boost transparency and interest from investors.
Revised GBPs get qualified welcome from investors
New guidance for issuers of 'social' bonds and 'pure-play' green bonds, in the latest version of the Green Bond Principles (GBPs), has been broadly welcomed by investors.
Dutch asset manager set to launch green bond fund
A Dutch asset manager is set to launch a green bond fund, focusing on euro-denominated issues.