topic: sustainable finance

Data, Finance
January 10, 2023

Sustainable finance bonds experience first year-on-year decline

Sustainable finance debt issuance suffered declines across bond categories in 2022. Sustainable finance bond issuances fell by more than a quarter in 2022, marking their...
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Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus
May 24, 2022

Pension fund focus on ESG opens questions over insurer back books

Billions of assets purchased by insurers to back UK retirement promises have the potential to drive corporate progress on issues such as climate change, and...
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Policy & Regulation
February 3, 2022

ESG regulation still fails to harmonise markets

Growing regulatory activity around sustainable finance has so far led to fragmentation, rather than harmonisation, and created opportunities for 'rules shopping' The regulation of sustainable...
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Finance, Sector Focus
January 19, 2022

Is Burberry’s new ESG loan a sign of changing times? 

Consumer and investor pressure is beginning to move parts of the fashion industry to a more sustainable space, as corporates can no longer hide behind...
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January 12, 2022

SDG bonds: private funds, public goals

A new asset class drives sustainable development on multiple fronts Capital markets have become a driving force in the race towards a sustainable future, and...
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