The Future of ESG Data: Environmental concerns rising up the agenda for sovereign bonds
Environmental factors are becoming increasingly material considerations for investors in sovereign bonds, according to a panel of experts at Environmental Finance's The Future of ESG Data conference.
IFC elected chair of GBP/SBP excom
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has been elected chair of the executive committee (excom) of the green, social and sustainability-linked bond principles
Elections leave GBP executive committee unchanged
All the members of the executive committee of the Green Bond Principles and Social Bond Principles (GBP & SBP) who were up for re-election have maintained their places.
Sustainability-linked Bond Principles mark new era for bond market
A set of Sustainability-linked Bond Principles (SLBP) was launched today, in a landmark move that is expected to kickstart a new market of labelled bond issuance that will "complement rather than act as an alternative" to the green bond market.
GBPs map 'green' project eligibility against other taxonomies
A mapping of how the influential Green Bond Principles' (GBPs) judgment of "greenness" corresponds with that of other standards and taxonomies has been published.
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
Big debate: Green bonds - nothing but hot air?
What is the purpose of green bonds? Can they be additional? Stan Dupre and Lars Eibeholm went head-to-head at Environmental Finance's Fixed Income & ESG conference, moderated by Tanguy Claquin