• BIS and MAS develop 'blueprint' for regulators' climate data platform

    14 June 2024

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have developed a 'blueprint' for a proposed climate data platform they said could help financial regulators understand emerging climate-related risks.

  • CA-CIB 'almost systematically' using SLLs with clients

    10 June 2024

    Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CA-CIB) said the French lender "almost systematically" uses the sustainability-linked loan (SLL) structure within its client discussions, but has seen a "divergence" in ambition between Europe and Asia.

  • Green bond investor focus on 'co-benefits' continues to grow, says QTC

    07 June 2024

    Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) said investors are requesting more information on the social and economic 'co-benefits' of 'green' projects financed through its green bonds, adding that this trend is set to continue.

  • Singapore Taxonomy's CGT inclusion progressing - but without transition

    07 June 2024

    Advanced work is underway for the Singapore-Asia Taxonomy to be added to the EU-China Common Ground Taxonomy (CGT), but it will not include the transition elements of the Singaporean sustainability list.

  • Australian sustainable fund labelling proposal focuses on UK alignment

    07 June 2024
  • 'Green enabler' green bonds are 'wishful thinking'

    06 June 2024

    Singaporean petrochemicals and natural resource firm ChemOne said the journey to finding a route for sustainable financing for 'green enabling' activities is a good idea, ...

  • JETPs slow with execution and delivery, say banks

    06 June 2024

    Just Energy Transition Partnerships (JETPs) are slow with their execution and delivery, despite ambitious approaches, a group of banks and investors have claimed.

  • Policymakers urged to push for taxonomy equivalence over interoperability

    04 June 2024

    While interoperability of taxonomies should be welcomed, it is "not enough" and policymakers need to move towards equivalence, an Environmental Finance conference has heard.

  • Australia raises AUD7bn from three-times oversubscribed green bond debut

    04 June 2024

    The Australian government has raised AUD7 billion ($4.7 billion) from its debut sovereign green bond, with the final orderbook around AUD23 billion.

  • Asia leading Europe on transition integration, conference hears

    04 June 2024

    Asia has moved ahead of Europe in integrating transition into sustainability discussions, an Environmental Finance conference has heard, with investors "finally coming around" to accept potential greenwashing risks of transition investments.