Global Climate Action Summit - three key takeaways

Global Climate Action Summit - three key takeaways

Last week's Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in California saw CEOs, investors, political leaders and celebrities step up global action on climate change. Paul Simpson looks at three of the hottest topics

Follow the money, drive the change

Follow the money, drive the change

Climate-risk assessments are the next frontier in future-proofing investments – and the agriculture sector should not be overlooked, says John Davis of South Pole.

Setting a European benchmark

Setting a European benchmark

The European Commission's bold proposals to reform benchmark regulation are designed to increase the flow of green finance and reduce the risk of 'greenwashing'. Michael Hurley asks why change is required

Thoughts on 'SDG bonds'

Thoughts on 'SDG bonds'

A number of 'Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) bonds' have been issued in recent years. Alice Val argues that issuers should not be tempted to target too many goals in their issues

Optimism trumps uncertainty

Optimism trumps uncertainty

The market for carbon offsets remains buoyant, despite regulatory uncertainty. Elena K. Johansson talks to winners of our annual Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings to find out why.

The growing pains of green bond funds

The growing pains of green bond funds

A lack of size, diversification and awareness are among the main challenges facing the fledgling green bond market, a poll of fund managers has revealed. Molly Wilson reports