Archive

  • Impact accounting framework released - with $236 per tonne cost of carbon

    23 February 2024

    The International Foundation for Valuing Impacts has published two draft methodologies - on greenhouse gas emissions and adequate wages. Michael Hurley speaks with Daniel Osusky

  • The future of eDNA

    16 February 2024

    Data provider NatureMetrics says demand is booming for its eDNA testing. Genevieve Redgrave visits its lab to find out more.

  • World Bank: Expect 'more and bigger' outcomes-based bonds

    09 February 2024

    Following the Bank's recent plastic waste reduction bond, Michael Bennett tells Ahren Lester that its ambitions are growing

  • Comment: How to stay positive if you work in sustainable finance?

    01 February 2024

    As governments fail to act, hopes rest on the ingenuity of people and technological advances, writes Peter Cripps

  • Fiduciary duties — the frontline of the faultline

    29 January 2024

    A large part of the fate of the planet rests on this seemingly technical issue, writes Kieron Boyle

  • Sustainable bonds are 'stretching for smaller sovereigns'

    22 November 2023

    New Zealand struggled to find adequate eligible projects for its issue, necessitating robust management of its green spending. Ahren Lester writes

  • Impact fund selection: weeding out 'window dressing'

    13 November 2023

    Impact-focused limited partners are using frameworks including the EU's SFDR to root out misleading claims of impact. Michael Hurley reports

  • Unlocking the potential of catalytic capital

    10 November 2023

    Catalytic capital can be transformative in supporting private investors to deploy capital at scale for a just transition to net zero, writes Kieron Boyle

  • Japan embraces impact investing in pursuit of a 'new form of capitalism'

    03 November 2023

    Prime minister Fumio Kishida is on a mission to harness impact investment to spur economic growth in Japan. How might it transform the market, asks Michael Hurley

  • Sustainable Finance: a spotlight on Africa

    10 October 2023

    What are the key themes in sustainable financings on the continent, and the challenges to be overcome on transactions, ask Stuart McMillan and Luke Addison