Green bond comment September: Are stringent standards a good thing?

Green bond comment September: Are stringent standards a good thing?

Heads were turned when it was recently revealed that just 17% of the market value of bonds contained in the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Green Bond Index would meet the proposed EU Taxonomy criteria – and thus be eligible to be verified in line with the EU Green Bond Standard (GBS).

A world under water stress

A world under water stress

Water stress increasingly threatens an array of important industries, from agriculture to semiconductors – and investors should take note, says Andrew Harmstone