Sustainable bond impact reports 'still lack comparability'
Bond issuers 'should do more' to align with impact reporting frameworks, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Ahren Lester reports
LGX: Gender-focused bonds are growing, but reporting is limited
A report from Luxembourg Stock Exchange shows the market for gender-focused bonds deserves better impact reporting. Ahren Lester reports
GSAM: 36% of European investors ready to invest in social bonds
More investors are expected to switch some of their conventional bond allocation to social bonds, Bram Bos tells Ahren Lester
Sneak peek: The CBI's resilience taxonomy blueprint
The Climate Bonds Initiative's blueprint is intended to provide a practical tool for financial markets to intensify their focus on adaptation and resilience investments, writes Ahren Lester
The opportunities of the environmental transition
The energy transition is expected to account for $4 trillion in global annual investment over the next ten years, writes Lombard Odier's Frédéric Rochat
ESG-dilutive acquisitions becoming a 'deal-breaker'
M&A deals are no longer just about earnings per share, Trisha Taneja tells Ahren Lester
ESG and value investing are not mutually exclusive
Value investing takes investors closer to corners of the market where ESG controversies are rife and in sectors that do not always cover themselves in ESG glory, writes Sebastien Mallet
Market-wide stewardship driving sustainable outcomes
Manulife Investment Management's Peter Mennie and Brian Kernohan have identified five ways in which the asset manager can exert its investment stewardship to help address systematic issues
Comment: Is the tide turning for SLBs?
After a rough end to 2022 for sustainability-linked bonds, Ahren Lester argues 2023 is showing signs of being a more positive year for the under-pressure instrument
GAM: Bank, insurer green bond focus 'amplifies' investment impact
The Swiss asset manager has been "positively surprised" by the financial institution response to engagement by its ground-breaking green bond fund, Ahren Lester reports