• US, emerging markets to spur sustainable bond growth

    17 July 2023

    With regulatory and policy shifts in motion, US sustainable bonds are expected to rebound after underwhelming issuance in recent years, market experts predict.

  • Towards $5trn: the trends set to drive the sustainable bond market

    17 July 2023

    Cumulative sustainable bond issuance crossed the $4 trillion milestone last month, but what should we expect as the market shift towards its next trillion, asks Ahren Lester

  • Sustainable bonds must evolve from 'signalling' to real world impact

    13 July 2023

    The growth of sustainable bonds has not been matched by the growth of sustainable investment in the real economy, and this should be the focus of the market - even if this results in slower growth, according to a sustainable investment specialist.

  • Exclusive: Jupiter to close sustainable bond funds

    28 March 2023

    Jupiter Asset Management (Jupiter AM) is to close its sustainable bond-focused funds as part of a substantial closure of smaller funds at the investment firm, a move which will also see Rhys Petheram leave the firm after 17 years.

  • Credit Suisse: Another headwind for 'green' AT1 bonds

    21 March 2023

    The proposed wipe-out of additional tier 1 (AT1) bondholders as part of the Credit Suisse "merger" with UBS has sent prices of the limited 'green' AT1 issuances lower, providing a further headwind for the rare instrument.

  • Sustainable bond fund performance struggles in 2022 market turmoil

    09 March 2023

    After struggling to outperform, sustainable bond fund managers are hopeful the volatility of 2022 presents opportunities in 2023. Ahren Lester reports

  • Greenium could get 'quite aggressive' in 2022, says Jupiter

    09 February 2022

    The 'greenium' on green bond issuances could get "quite aggressive" in 2022 as demand fails to keep pace with regulatory-induced rising investor demand, according to Jupiter Asset Management.

  • Exclusive: Jupiter launches sustainable corporate bond fund

    03 February 2022

    Jupiter Asset Management has launched a sustainable corporate bond fund after a record-breaking year for labelled bonds,...

  • COP26 final pact delivers 'progress, but no breakthrough'

    15 November 2021

    The final Glasgow Climate Pact signed at the COP26 UN climate summit was described as "progress" but a lack of a breakthrough on global climate...

  • Sustainable investors remain cautious on UK green gilts

    15 October 2021

    As the UK prepares to issue it second sovereign green bond after a record-breaking debut, sustainable investors continue to raise concerns about certain aspects of its green bond programme. Ahren Lester reports