• ICMA: 'Clearly declining trend' to SLB 'greenwashing' controversies

    10 October 2023

    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).

  • EU's 'landmark' green bond standard given go-ahead by Parliament

    06 October 2023

    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

    03 October 2023

    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

    03 October 2023

    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

    02 October 2023

    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'

    28 September 2023

    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

    27 September 2023

    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.