Capital Flows

Capital Flows

Walmart/HSBC's plan to finance sustainable supply chains

January 12, 2022
Science-based targets to help narrow a global $100tn investment gap The next...
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Capital Flows

2022 to test net zero commitments as thought leaders look beyond climate

December 16, 2021
Investors, companies and governments alike will have to put meat on the...
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Fabrizio Palmucci
Capital Flows, Comment

Bond investors risk missing out on transition to low carbon

December 15, 2021
Lack of standards puts transition finance at risk, and keeps bond investors...
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Capital Flows

Is any sovereign worth the greenium?

December 8, 2021
Issuance of green sovereign debt is rocketing and investors remain prepared to...
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Capital Flows, Policy & Regulation

The future of ESG thematic funds

December 8, 2021
Specialist funds that seek to target a specific environmental, social or governance...
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Capital Flows, Comment, Policy & Regulation

Sustainable investment is a ‘first-world’ option

December 8, 2021
Despite some progress, the work around defining and improving sustainable investment ignores...
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Wiebe Hofstra
Capital Flows, Comment

Dutch corporate pension fund calls for better climate risk reporting

24/11/2021
While the €10bn Pensioenfonds Achmea has already established some ambitious sustainable investment objectives, Wiebe Hofstra, the scheme’s head of asset management, says the quality and consistency of data on climate-related... Read more
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Drax power station in the UK
Capital Flows, Sector Focus

Investors keep faith in carbon capture to wash away biomass imperfections

24/11/2021
Trial projects hope to unlock the potential for carbon-negative energy by storing emissions from the burning of biomass. Campaigners say there is still the prospect of climate harm and paint... Read more
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World leaders at G20 summit
Capital Flows, Data

Green public debt set to rise

24/11/2021
Public commitments at COP26 are likely to result in greater green government debt, says IIF Government spending on climate change and the environment has so far been negligible compared to... Read more
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Capital Flows, Policy & Regulation

European pension funds commit to climate investments

17/11/2021
As several Nordic and UK pension funds commit to clean energy and green investments by 2030, they must also navigate the increasingly important world of climate reporting At the COP26... Read more
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Capital Flows, Data, Policy & Regulation

The developing art of measuring ESG performance

17/11/2021
From IFRS’s newly launched International Sustainability Standards Board to CalPERS’s data convergence project, where are we in the complex and multifaceted challenge of quantifying companies’ environmental, social and governance performance? ... Read more
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