• Navigating sustainable finance standards: speaker Q&A

    10 May 2023

    In response to a recent Environmental Finance webinar on sustainable finance standards, we have hand-picked a selection of the audience questions for the panel to answer.

  • 'Greenwashing claims unlikely' in absence of clear definitions

    28 April 2023

    A 'maelstrom' of regulatory requirements on both sides of the Atlantic has not brought a clear definition of sustainability - which may spare investors from litigation, a webinar heard. Michael Hurley reports

  • Green bond comment, June 2021: Are oil and gas firms still locked out of the sustainable bond market?

    02 June 2021

    The labelled bond market needs to start helping dirty issuers finance the transition, argues Peter Cripps

  • Green bond round-up, 4 October 2017

    04 October 2017

    German filter maker Mann+Hummel has issued its expected green Schuldschein, raising €400 million ($471 million) rather than the anticipated €250 million as a result of strong investor demand.

  • Circular economy - the next frontier for sustainable finance, says ING

    26 October 2016

    The circular economy, in which the focus shifts from asset acquisition to asset usage, is "the next great frontier" for ING Bank in its efforts to increase its sustainable financing, said Gerald Walker, CEO for the UK, Ireland and the Middle East.

  • People Moves - Rabobank head of sustainability leaves to join ING

    24 October 2016

    Rabobank's long-serving head of sustainability, Hans Biemans, has left the bank to join rival Dutch lender ING Bank.

  • Growing the corporate green bond market

    16 October 2015

    The enormous potential of companies to tap the green bond market has yet to be realised. Sophie Robinson-Tillett asks why

  • Bioenergy standards proposed

    25 March 2015

    Bioenergy standards for projects eligible for funding from green bonds have been released, and cover social impacts as well as environmental ones.

  • People moves

    02 February 2015

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at Abengoa, Rabobank and Solarcentury.

  • Rabobank appoints head of sustainability

    20 January 2015

    Dutch cooperative bank, Rabobank, has appointed Hans Biemans as head of sustainability for its global financial markets team.