Profile: Marilyn Ceci
JP Morgan's former green bond head has a new role focusing on the transition, writes Peter Cripps
Sustainability-linked bonds: One year after the principles - where to next?
Amid ongoing innovation and accelerating growth in 2021, where should the sustainability-linked bond market look next? Ahren Lester reports
Sustainability-linked bonds: One year after the principles - Part 1
One year after the Sustainability Linked Bond Principles were published, the target-based fixed income instrument is seeing issuance accelerate. Market participants warn, however, that some current issues lack substance. Ahren Lester reports
HSBC named largest GSSS bond underwriter for second year
HSBC retained its position as the largest green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked (GSSS) bond market underwriter in 2020, in a year marked by the rapid acceleration in social and sustainability bonds and the arrival of further innovative bond classes.
Sustainability-linked bonds require companies to back up sustainability claims, says Sustainalytics
Ahead of Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 virtual conference next week, speakers reflect on a key topic that will be addressed at the event: the potential for sustainability-linked bonds.
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.
Winners of Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 honoured by market
The Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 feature several repeat winners alongside many new names, as 13 extra categories were added this year in response to the rapid growth of social and sustainability bonds.
Clean coal axed from China's green bond guidelines
China will axe 'clean coal' from its green bond guidelines, in a move that will see its definition of green align more closely with the Climate Bond Standards and the consensus of opinions in the West.
Bearing the standard for green bond growth
As the green bond market has grown, a plethora of national and regional standards has sprung up. What do they bring to the market and are they necessary, ask Michael Hurley and Peter Cripps
Green bond comment, January 2018: What has the green bond market ever done for us?
In the classic film Monty Python's Life of Brian, a group plotting to overthrow the Roman Empire ask: 'What have the Romans ever done for us?'