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  • NN IP green bond funds hit €5bn

    25 April 2022

    The changing economic environment has caused investors to switch between funds, but none are selling out of green bonds altogether, Bram Bos tells Ahren Lester

  • Breckinridge devises framework for net zero assessments

    19 April 2022

    The fixed income investor believes assessing companies' transition plans is a material investment consideration, writes Genevieve Redgrave

  • Berlin Hyp: Pushing bond innovation despite regulatory frustration

    18 April 2022

    After issuing its award-winning sustainability-linked bond in 2021, Berlin Hyp continues to look for opportunities to innovate in sustainable finance. Ahren Lester reports

  • A burning issue

    15 April 2022

    Incinerating waste to produce energy has no place in a green bond framework, argue Prashant Vaze and Dominic Hogg

  • Label fatigue and the role of bondholders in funding the future

    13 April 2022

    In the future, there will be less need for bond issuance to be in labelled bond form, argues Scott Freedman

  • Profile: Marilyn Ceci

    12 April 2022

    JP Morgan's former green bond head has a new role focusing on the transition, writes Peter Cripps

  • Milestone 'rhino' bond delivers 'sustainability squared'

    08 April 2022

    Investors seeking 'additionality' should be excited by the ground-breaking 'rhino' bond, the World Bank tells Ahren Lester

  • Comment, April 2022: An anti-'social' start for 2022

    05 April 2022

    The pandemic highlighted the importance of social finance. The fall in social issuance in 2022 needs to be reversed, Ahren Lester writes

  • Green bond fund assets reach $25bn

    17 March 2022

    Despite challenging market conditions, total assets in green bond funds hit $25 billion at the end of 2021. Ahren Lester reports

  • Q&A with IFC's Pushkala Ratan

    10 March 2022

    IFC's senior climate finance specialist for Asia spoke to Environmental Finance following the launch of its Guidelines for Blue Finance