ICMA: 'Clearly declining trend' to SLB 'greenwashing' controversies
The number of 'greenwashing' controversies related to sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issuances has fallen significantly since the start of 2023, according to research by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA).
ESMA finds no evidence of a greenium anymore
EU's 'landmark' green bond standard given go-ahead by Parliament
Final political approval has been given to the EU's 'landmark' Green Bond Standard, clearing its path for market adoption.
Zero-deforestation soy finance initiative raises $36m
The RCF Cerrado Programme fund has secured further commitments, representing four-fold growth since last year.
Investors need to 'step up' on evaluating green bond issuers, says Cemex
Investors need to better evaluate the credentials of green bond issuers, rather than relying on green bond frameworks, Cemex has told an Environmental Finance conference.
ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: Investors call for green bond market improvements
Investors recommended structural improvements for some of the deals in the labelled bond market, hoping it may lead to improved quality of transactions.
ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: BlackRock: 'transition investments are green'
BlackRock considers credible transition projects to be 'green', rather than putting them into a transition category, an Environmental Finance conference heard.
ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: Export Development Canada to issue first green bond since 2019
After not issuing a green bond since 2019, Export Development Canada has revealed to Environmental Finance that it will issue a green bond soon, and is considering its first-ever 'orange' bond.