Analysis

  • Why we need to align renewables with biodiversity

    11 January 2024

    While green power developers play an indispensable role in the transition, they must try to mitigate the damage they often inflict on habitats, writes Eleanor Fraser-Smith

  • Sovereigns lead 2023 sustainable bond issuance back to growth

    10 January 2024

    Resurgent green bond issuance and record-breaking activity from governments edged the sustainable bond market back close to $1 trillion in 2023, Ahren Lester reports

  • COP28: What can we take away?

    08 January 2024

    The agreement has increased transition risks, writes Anya Solovieva

  • Paul Tang: EU must emphasise transition finance

    05 January 2024

    The EU has been too focused on 'green' in its sustainable finance, the Dutch MEP tells Ahren Lester

  • 2024: Nature takes its place at the investment table

    04 January 2024

    Three key trends will shape how nature fits into investment decisions this year, writes Vian Sharif

  • Outlook for natural capital in 2024: Reporting, restoration and implementation

    04 January 2024

    Interest in the theme will continue to grow but talk needs to be converted to action, writes Genevieve Redgrave

  • 2024 outlook: Sand in the gears of sustainable finance policy

    03 January 2024

    Looming elections and burgeoning disclosure regimes point to a slowdown in sustainable finance policymaking, but the spectre of fines for greenwashing is on the rise, Michael Hurley writes

  • Denmark: Green bonds are leading to green dogma

    02 January 2024

    Greenium is 'natural course' for green bonds, but is not the objective, Simon Hajaj Ruby Harmat tells Ahren Lester

  • Net-zero's bridge fuel: Natural gas's critical role in transition

    01 January 2024

    The transition is likely to take longer than expected and rely more heavily on natural gas production and utilisation than many believe, argues Frederick Fromm

  • ESG disclosures: more clarification needed to turn grey areas into green

    01 January 2024

    Tightening sustainability regulations means asset managers should act now to future-proof their disclosure processes, Ruth Knox writes