A majority of investors are expecting new sovereigns to issue sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) in 2024, according to a Barclays survey - despite reservations about the performance-based instrument.
The sustainable bond market has crossed the $4 trillion outstanding issuance milestone, according to Environmental Finance Data - but a maturing market could slow progress towards the next trillion.
Following the Bank's recent plastic waste reduction bond, Michael Bennett tells Ahren Lester that its ambitions are growing
The unwelcome resurgence of 'sleeping sustainability-linked' leveraged loans - which are signed before key sustainability provisions are finalised - needs to be "stamped out" in 2024, according to Fitch Solutions-owned Covenant Review.
Hong Kong has raised more than $750 million from a multi-currency green bond, issued in digital format using blockchain technology.
Japan is going to raise around JPY800 billion ($5.4 billion) from its ground-breaking debut 'climate transition' bond (CTB) next week, becoming both the sovereign to use the 'transition' bond label.
Sustainable bond issuance is forecast to see $1 trillion dollar of issuance in 2024, for the first time since the record-breaking total in 2021, according to Environmental Finance Data (EF Data).
2023 was a "pretty poor" year for European sustainability-linked leverage loan deals as borrowers and investors avoided the instrument, according to Fitch Solutions-owned Covenant Review.
A spate of fund launches pushed the number of vehicles specialising in labelled sustainable bonds past the 100 mark, research by Environmental Finance has revealed.
Climate Action 100+ has defended its updated approach, which has been blamed for three of its biggest signatories walking away from the climate engagement initiative earlier this month.
A set of principles designed to bring credibility to the "failing" voluntary carbon markets have been updated to place greater importance on the role of nature-based solutions.
S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched two biodiversity benchmarks, tracking a subset of equities within the S&P 500 and S&P Global LargeMidCap indices.