• Enel SLB target miss 'very significant event' for market

    24 April 2024

    The missed target tied to more than $10 billion worth of sustainability-linked bonds from Italian energy firm Enel has been described as showing the "value" of the performance-based instrument,...

  • EU should create 'sustainability-linked green bond' label, says IEEFA

    15 April 2024

    The European Commission could consider rules for combining sustainability-linked bond (SLB) structures with its "breakthrough" impact disclosures under its green bond standard, as an initial step towards regulating SLBs, according to a think tank.

  • EU work on SLB regulation may come too late, says IEEFA

    27 March 2024

    European Commission work on regulating sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) may come too late to help reach 2030 climate goals, according to a think tank.

  • EU GBS could bring transparency but lacks guidance, IEEFA claims

    20 February 2024

    The upcoming European Green Bond Standard lacks guidance on standardised impact reporting, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has claimed.

  • 'Nuanced' transition frameworks crucial for meeting COP28 commitments, IEEFA claims

    13 February 2024
  • EU ESG rating regulation should close second-party opinion 'loophole'

    11 September 2023

    The European Commission has been urged to include second-party opinion (SPO) providers in its proposed ESG rating regulation.