Covid-19 poses 'most severe test yet for carbon markets' - IETA

The Covid-19 pandemic "represents the most severe test of the world's carbon markets to date, going far beyond the scope of the 2008 global financial crisis," said Dirk Forrister, president and CEO of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA).

Transition finance guidelines to be published 'by end of year'

A working group convened by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) exploring the theme of 'climate transition finance' expects to publish guidelines by the end of the year, but stopped short of saying when a formal set of principles might be launched.

Cleantech Solar secures $75 million green loan

Cleantech Solar has signed a $75 million green loan with the Singapore branch of Dutch lender ING Bank, the largest Asian green facility for commercial and industrial rooftop solar projects.

EU carbon market update: 22 June 2020

One or more longer-term investors and speculative capital seem to be driving EU Allowance prices at present, as fundamental factors remain bearish, says Tom Lord*.

Olam signs $250m sustainability-linked loan

Olam has signed sustainability-linked revolving credit facility (RCF) worth $250 million, the third sustainability-linked loan the food and agriculture firm has signed over the last two years.