Analysis

  • ESG compliance in 2024: what to expect

    27 May 2024

    Sustainability is not about ESG - it is about a fuller understanding of the value of an organisation and the communication of that value to stakeholders, writes Andromeda Wood

  • Impact valuations have 'come back down to Earth' after painful 2023, says M&G

    23 May 2024

    M&G's Positive Impact Fund's holdings were affected by rising costs and supply chain issues, Ben Constable-Maxwell tells Jennifer Forrest

  • The long road to reasonable assurance

    22 May 2024

    Sustainability data is set to move along the assurance curve, from limited to reasonable, boosted by regulation and technology. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Preserving biodiversity through transformation of the agri-food sector

    21 May 2024

    There are several tangible approaches for investors to preserve biodiversity through the transformation of the agri-food sector, aided by the development of innovative biodiversity measurement, writes Frédéric Bach

  • Three key trends driving the global green transition

    20 May 2024

    The market forces driving the transition separates it from many other thematic investments, argues Rahul Bhushan

  • What the ECtHR climate ruling means for businesses and investors

    20 May 2024

    A watershed legal ruling could help investors push for more ambitious climate action, writes Alison Ogley

  • The devil's in the detail: Spotting climate winners and losers

    17 May 2024

    Nuanced analysis is needed to understand each company's climate transition potential, Ben McEwen writes

  • 'Remarkable' Italian green bond demand as key tweaks hit mark

    16 May 2024

    Enhancements to the planned use-of-proceeds and 'additionality' credentials of the new Italian green bond helped the sovereign to secure a record orderbook. Ahren Lester reports

  • The promise and perspectives of place-based investing

    16 May 2024

    Public and private capital can work together to drive investments that respond to the unique assets in a place, says Kieron Boyle

  • Barclays sees improvements in SLB structuring

    14 May 2024

    Although sustainability-linked bond issuance is in decline, the market is taking several steps in the right direction, Charlotte Edwards tells Ahren Lester