ICMA Principles 'to focus more on impact reporting'
The chair of the executive committee that oversees the sustainable bond 'Principles' said one of its priorities for the next year should be helping green bond issuers focus more on reporting impact metrics, as opposed to outcomes.
Sustainable bond market risks fragmentation amid 'regulatory overload'
By Ahren Lester at the ICMA AGM in Paris
Emerging markets 'need their own taxonomy'
Emerging markets need their own taxonomy of sustainable activities that is even more granular than the EU Taxonomy, according to one ESG data expert.
ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 conference: Day one round up
The annual conference is being held virtually this year and attracted over 600 delegates on its first day
No one-size-fits-all approach for financing climate transition, says Morgan Stanley
Ahead of Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 virtual conference next week, speakers reflect on the balance between purity and pragmatism when financing climate transition strategies
Supporting transition through green bond issuance
EBRD issued its first green transition bond last month. Isabelle Laurent and Carel Cronenberg explain its approach
The anatomy of a taxonomy
The European Commission has a highly ambitious target - to develop a taxonomy to define what is green and act as a compass for sustainable finance. But there's a long and rocky road ahead for this controversial initiative, find Nick Roumpis and Peter Cripps
EBRD issues its biggest ever green bond
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has priced its largest ever green bond, in an issue that was upsized to $650 million.