'Our role in the transition goes beyond labelled bonds'
Luxembourg Stock Exchange has a role to play in providing transparency on net zero plans, its CEO Julie Becker tells Peter Cripps
Leadership does not equal GFANZ
There has been little evidence of leadership or reduction of fossil fuel financing in the giant coalition of investors and banks, argues Michael Northrop
Dealing with inconsistent ESG data
A consistent ESG investment approach is 'largely impossible' across asset classes with current data, The Future of ESG Data 2022 conference heard. Ahren Lester reports
Impact investing in a frontier market
Raising funds to invest in Nepal is challenging but highly impactful, Dolma founder Tim Gocher tells Peter Cripps
Slovenian central bank boosts sustainable investment plans29 March 2023
Banka Slovenije plans to increase its investments in green, social and sustainability bonds to €400 million ($433 million) by the end of 2025 and reduce the carbon footprint of its private sector investments.
'Strong ESG rating helps' Africa's biggest renewables deal20 March 2023
The process of securing Africa's biggest renewable energy deal was smoothed by the company being acquired having an outstanding ESG rating, it was claimed.
EF's Sustainable Investment Awards open for entries06 March 2023
Entries to Environmental Finance's annual Sustainable Investment Awards are open until 14 April 2023.
Indian stock exchange gets approval for 'social' segment06 March 2023
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has received regulatory approval to launch a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) to help enterprises finance social initiatives, including through pay-for-success Development Impact Bonds (DIBs).
'Article 9' sustainable funds attracted €26bn in 202221 February 2023
Osmosis wins $4.5bn mandate, as market shifts away from 'one size fits all' approach to ESG13 February 2023
A specialist environmental asset manager has won one of the biggest ever ESG mandates, in a $4.5 billion deal that signals the market is moving away from "one size fits all" approach to sustainability funds.
BlackRock: 2022 figures show sustainable ETFs 'coming of age'06 February 2023
Sustainable exchange-traded funds (ETFs) secured more than half of total ETF industry net inflows in 2022 amid challenging markets, a trend BlackRock said shows they are "coming of age".
Investors 'could be forced to sell impact funds in 2023, creating buyer's market'13 January 2023
Stakes in impact funds will come up for sale this year as pension funds and other asset owners are forced to sell early, following the market ructions of the past year,...
General Atlantic's climate solutions fund raises $3.5bn20 December 2022
Vanguard exit could be opportunity to 'clarify aim' of net-zero initiative08 December 2022
The withdrawal of Vanguard from the Net Zero Asset Manager initiative (NZAM) could be a great opportunity for the initiative to clarify its aim and push members for greater action on passive assets, a campaigner told Environmental Finance
£9.2bn flagship BlackRock pension strategy adopts climate target07 December 2022
BlackRock has announced that its flagship £9.2 billion ($11.2 billion) default pension strategy in the UK has adopted a formal environmental, social and governance (ESG)-focused investment policy, including a specific emissions target.
ECB: Sustainable fund 'resilience' could reduce asset fire sales in crisis18 November 2022
Global environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment funds tend to have greater resilience to the risk of fund outflows in times of market crisis - which could prove beneficial to policymakers...
BlackRock launches global 'sustainable' fund21 October 2022
Climate inconsistency in financial reports could be 'greenwashing'06 October 2022
The inconsistent handling of climate-related factors in the financial statements of highly carbon-exposed companies could be evidence of 'greenwashing,' according to Carbon Tracker.
- TNFD reveals first 14 core disclosure metrics
- NatureVest: Demand for biodiversity credits outstripping supply
- Bond investors 'now pricing in' oil and gas firm climate strategies
- TNFD to release disclosure metrics next week
- Sovereign SLBs are 'good hedge' against sustainability policy changes
- MSCI ESG ratings downgrade "not enough", says Impact Cubed
- Exclusive: Jupiter to close sustainable bond funds
- Unclear reporting standards proving difficult for SMEs, says DBS
- Blended finance in nature 'the opportunity of our time', says GIM
- Australian investors call for energy transition authority