The state of sustainable finance

The state of sustainable finance

How far have we come, and what more needs to be done? Michael Eckhart shares his reflections based on a career working in sustainable finance.

Transformation capital - a new investment logic for catalysing systems change

Transformation capital - a new investment logic for catalysing systems change

In its 2018 special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for the "rapid and unprecedented" transformation of the "socio-technical" systems that constitute modern human civilisation: energy, agriculture, infrastructure, industry, and cities.

ESG: fixed for good

ESG: fixed for good

ESG investing has taken time to gain a foothold in the fixed-income market. But things have changed: ESG considerations have come to the fore and they're probably here to stay, says Corinne Bendersky.

Will the taxonomy deliver?

Will the taxonomy deliver?

Will the EU's taxonomy succeed in boosting the flow of finance to a low-carbon economy, asks Elena K Johansson