Generali links credit facilities with ESG factors

Generali has introduced environmental, social and governance (ESG) features into its revolving credit facilities, in the latest example of these so-called non-financial factors being incorporated into loans.

Green bond round-up, 25 May 2018

Electricity transmission operator TenneT successfully launched its eighth green bond, raising €1.25 billion ($1.5 billion).

Skeleton EU sustainability taxonomy unveiled

The European Commission today revealed the first concrete proposals under its ground-breaking sustainable finance action plan, including the bare bones of a taxonomy, which will underpin much of the development to come.

Carbon market eyes blockchain benefits

Blockchain technology could help grow the carbon credit market, while also making it more transparent and secure, according to advocates at the Innovate4Climate conference in Frankfurt.