Insurance and Climate Risk Americas 2019

Insurance and Climate Risk Americas 2019

Delegates at Environmental Finance’s Insurance and Climate Risk Americas conference in New York heard how climate-related legislation is racing up the agenda in the US, Michael Hurley reports

A Canadian take on sustainability

A Canadian take on sustainability

Canada's resource-intensive economy can be a sustainability transition model for others, Tiff Macklem, chair of Canada's Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance, tells Michael Hurley

Spurring sustainable investments with capital charges

Spurring sustainable investments with capital charges

As sustainability makes its way into regulation, the question of capital charges punishing ‘brown’ investments or incentivising ‘green’ investments has come to the fore. While regulators are asking for risk-based evidence, stakeholders are not all in agreement on how to proceed. Vincent Huck reports

Growing the NY Green Bank

Growing the NY Green Bank

NY Green Bank's Alfred Griffin will deliver a keynote address at next week’s ESG in Fixed Income conference, featuring Green Bonds Americas. He tells Michael Hurley about the bank's next moves

Rising to the challenge

Rising to the challenge

While the mandatory carbon markets await new rules, the voluntary market remains buoyant and is pushing into new areas. Katie Kouchakji talks to this year's winners of our Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings to find out what's cooking.