Archive

  • Khan Bank to raise $130m from first social bond in Mongolia

    12 July 2024

    Mongolian lender Khan Bank is preparing to raise up to $130 million from the first social bond from a Mongolian issuer.

  • Principal launches global sustainable food and biodiversity fund

    10 July 2024

    Principal Asset Management has launched a food and biodiversity fund to invest in the growing number of impact opportunities in the agriculture sector.

  • Stringency sees enthusiasm wane for UK sustainability labels

    09 July 2024

    The perceived stringency of the UK sustainability labelling regime has seen initial enthusiasm wane and the number of applicants dwindle, according to Morningstar Sustainalytics.

  • Nature data - overwhelmingly complex, but a need-to-know

    09 July 2024

    Amid rapidly growing demand for nature data, changing investor requirements and artificial intelligence will shift the market, writes Genevieve Redgrave

  • Starmer's UK is 'back in the race to net zero'

    05 July 2024

    Sustainability-focused investors reacted positively to the landslide victory for Keir Starmer's Labour party in the UK's general election, amid claims that "the UK is back in the race to net zero".

  • UK investors hit pause on sustainability labels

    03 July 2024

    The "painful" process of applying for a sustainability fund label in the UK has led some asset managers to pause applications, Michael Hurley reports

  • 'Greenwashing' is the 'Loch Ness monster' of the green bond market

    01 July 2024

    A veteran green bond market participant said 'greenwashing' was not really present in the green bond market despite substantial hand-wringing around the topic.

  • ISSB tie-up with TPT sees it join crowded field of transition planning guidance

    24 June 2024

    The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) will provide guidance on climate transition planning following an agreement to "assume responsibility for" the UK Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT)'s disclosure-specific materials.

  • Former Victory Hill CEO launches PE fund

    20 June 2024

    Tower Peak Partners (TPP), a new investment firm launched by the former chief executive and founding partner of Victory Hill Capital Partners, has begun fundraising for its maiden private equity strategy.

  • Success of far-right won't hollow out EU Green Deal, PRI says

    12 June 2024

    Key parts of the EU's Green Deal will not be threatened by the success of the far-right political parties in elections for the European Parliament, according to the Principles for Responsible (PRI).