Investors 'throwing themselves' at sustainable bonds
The labelling of bonds as green, social, sustainability, or sustainability-linked has helped them secure more demand from 'green' investors and pricing benefits during an uncertain time for fixed income,...
CBI: Green bond issuance to bounce back with 'stellar' 2023
The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has predicted a "stellar" year for green bond issuance in 2023 after more than a decade of annual growth was halted in 2022,...
Exclusive interview with new CBI chair
New chair Doris Honold tells Ahren Lester the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) should focus on "replicating and innovating" to accelerate the scaling of the sustainable bond market
Climate Bonds Standard extension to SLBs to 'fire integrity'
The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) is to extend its Climate Bonds Standard and certification scheme to cover sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs), in a move the organisation said would "fire ambition and integrity" in the market.
China green bond principles 'important' but imperfect
Publication of the China GBPs has potential wide-ranging implications for the green bond market, but they remain a work in progress. Ahren Lester reports
China Green Bond Principles will 'ensure place in global market'
China has published its own green bond principles (GBP) broadly based on the standard administered by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA)...
Climate resilience taxonomy is CBI's 'next big project'
Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) is preparing a 'climate resilience taxonomy' after it updated its green bond methodology and published its social and sustainability bond methodology.
Emerging markets investors 'set to benefit' from G7 risk mitigation work
Work by rich nations to implement new risk off-take strategies could be set to benefit investors searching for yield in emerging market climate-themed investments, Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income event heard.
EU's nuclear, gas taxonomy inclusion prompts fierce response
A text by the European Commission that proposes inclusion of some nuclear and natural gas energy generation activities in the EU's sustainability taxonomy has sparked a fierce response from some observers, who argue the proposals would undermine the credibility of the framework.
EU climate criteria adopted in 'important milestone'
The first set of climate criteria for the EU taxonomy has been passed into law and will come into force on 1 January.