ESG in Fixed Income Americas conference returns next week
Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income Americas conference returns on 27 September in New York City at Convene.
Bond round-up: LG Energy, REWE, BIM ... and more
New York prepares second $700m social bond
The City of New York is planning in October to raise $700 million from its second social bond, which will be used to build 4,500 affordable homes in the city.
Ginnie Mae launches 'social bond' label for investors
Ginnie Mae will launch a 'social bond label' for investors in its single-family mortgage backed security (MBS) programme from October, which it described as an "important step" for the US government-owned residential mortgage agency.
S&P finalises SPO integration with Shades of Green, adding another colour
S&P Global Ratings has finalised the integration of its recently acquired Shades of Green business into its second-party opinion (SPOs) methodology for sustainable finance instruments,...
Bond round-up: Enaex, Eni, JGC ... and more
Denmark prepares new sovereign green bond issuance
Denmark has launched a new 10-year green bond, saying it plans to raise DKK10 billion ($1.4 billion) from its sovereign green paper before the end of 2023.
18% of sustainability-linked bonds 'pose greenwashing risk'
Almost one-in-five sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) in the market pose "too great a greenwashing risk" for MainStreet Partners, compared with less than one-in-ten for specific use-of-proceeds bonds.
EU ESG rating regulation should close second-party opinion 'loophole'
The European Commission has been urged to include second-party opinion (SPO) providers in its proposed ESG rating regulation.
Eni prepares ground-breaking sustainability-linked convertible bond
Italian firm Eni is planning to raise €1 billion ($1.1 billion) from its debut sustainability-linked convertible bond, believed to be the first from the oil and gas sector.