Market insight

  • Sovereign issuers dominate 2020 Latin America issuance of green, social and sustainable bonds

    Issuance of green, social and sustainable labelled debt in Latin America in 2020 has not kept pace with the extraordinary growth seen in other regions, particularly Europe.

  • Green Bond Funds - Impact Reporting Practices 2020

    Green Bond Funds - Impact Reporting Practices 2020 is a report from Environmental Finance, supported by GB-TAP.

  • Leading through volatility

    Randy Lack, founder and co-president of Element Markets talks to Environmental Finance about how his firm has navigated the disruption carbon and renewable fuels markets experienced in 2020

  • Connecting green energy markets

    Jens Schumacher, managing partner of STX Group talks to Environmental Finance about how STX is working with its clients as the renewable energy revolution picks up pace on a global scale.

  • Renewable energy's big moment

    Environmental Finance spoke with Patrick Horka, head of renewable energy solutions at South Pole about how the 'big moment' in renewable energy has arrived much faster than expected.

  • Impact Investing - what's all the buzz about?

    Is impact finance the evolution of ESG investing? We delve deeper in to how impact finance provides investors with exposure to activities that offer targeted, measurable and positive benefit to environment and society.

  • Aligning with the Paris Agreement: An Index Approach

    Institutional investors are under pressure to align their strategies with a maximum global temperature increase of 1.5 degrees C targeted by the Paris Agreement. We examine how they can approach this while respecting other investment constraints.

  • Unlocking private finance to catalyse climate action in developing countries

    By Tony Clamp, GCF Private Sector Facility Director, ad interim

  • Taking climate action is good for business

    Investment firms should take responsibility for their carbon emissions in a way that delivers real, measurable results for the environment, global consumers and their business. By Vaughan Lindsay

  • Agrocortex: unlocking value for REDD projects

    Demand for voluntary carbon credits soared in the past year. While there was a temporary drop with the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, demand has rebounded - and so have the opportunities for carbon offset project developers.