• Real economy sustainable bonds: Spotlight on Romania

    20 September 2023

    Guy Richardson looks at the prospects for the sustainable debt issuance from the country's power, agribusiness, and transport sectors

  • S&P Shades of Green: Updated SPO offers more than just 'an extra shade'

    18 September 2023

    The financial research and analysis firm tells Ahren Lester its updated second-party opinion (SPO) methodology is more than just a marriage of the separate S&P and Shades of Green models

  • 'To be truly impactful, we need to scale the capital base'

    08 September 2023

    Pentagreen Capital has inked its first deal. Next, it wants to create blended finance structures that help attract other institutional investors, Marat Zapparov tells Jennifer Forrest

  • Forever chemicals need investment solutions today

    30 August 2023

    PFAS in water are one of the most pressing environmental concerns today, writes Cindy Jia

  • Thai regulator looks to taxonomy to boost green bond issuance

    14 August 2023

    Thailand's financial markets regulator says its 'traffic light' taxonomy will boost green bond issuances and catalyse transition finance. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Hungary 'looking into' sustainability-linked, social bonds after green update

    14 August 2023

    After updating its green bond framework, Hungary is considering expanding into other sovereign sustainable bond labels. Ahren Lester reports

  • Is Anti-ESG here to stay?

    11 August 2023

    The US arguably pioneered Responsible Investment and its anti-ESG movement will prove temporary, writes Christopher Wigley

  • Surprise as S&P drop ESG scores from credit ratings

    09 August 2023

    The retreat from ESG scoring from the credit rating agency has flagged concerns around ESG transparency and the impact of anti-ESG sentiment, Ahren Lester writes

  • The LMA's draft Sustainability-Linked Loan provisions, explained

    01 August 2023

    Sustainability breaches and declassification events are among the issues covered by the new provisions, write Lucy Jenkins and Martin Bontea-Ungureanu

  • Sovereigns should use SLBs 'to help reinforce climate commitments'

    21 July 2023

    RBC BlueBay's Jana Harvey argues SLBs could help incentivise action on Paris Agreement. Ahren Lester reports