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Green bond investors left in the dark

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Green bond investors find themselves navigating blind due to the lack of standardised emissions reporting methodologies, a specialist global asset manager has revealed. These impact bonds, designed to finance environmentally beneficial projects, also ...

Growth in green bond issuance brings choice, challenges

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... issuance that is not there yet. For example, if you look at the environmental side, if you are investing in a mainly green bond portfolio, say, you may invest in companies that are not there yet in the transition, and have perhaps a fairly high carbon ...

Hazardous chemicals a key challenge for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Investors should actively engage chemical companies, push for transparency, and allocate capital towards reductions in hazardous chemical production and its removal from the environment through innovative funding mechanisms such as green bonds. Global ...

Sunshine state issues $2.75bn green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) has issued a $2.75 billion 10-year green bond. The bond, which has a yield of 4.75%, has a rating of AA+ (Stable) by S&P Global and Aa1 (Stable) by Moody's Investors Service and takes QTC's total term debt ...

China relaunches offsets market, releases biodiversity framework

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 25 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... biodiversity risks, dependencies and impacts. It also explores the potential for protection being incorporated into green bond standard, and for development of a biodiversity impact index. China was one of the first countries to sign on to the Convention ...

A rising tide for blue bond investment: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... reporting guidelines to cover blue bonds, Lawton noted. "ICMA published earlier in 2023 a harmonised framework for green bond impact reporting, and blue bonds are nested within green bonds," Lawton explained. "They very helpfully published what are the ...

Government sets stage for sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... released the framework for how it will identify, manage, issue and report on sovereign green bonds. The government's green bond program will select assets based on one or more of the government's three green goals - climate change mitigation ...

Podcast: Bonds, Green Bonds - Arnaud-Guilhem Lamy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 28 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
In this episode brought to you by BNP Paribas Asset Management, we'll be talking about green bonds and their role in investments and how they assist in achieving net zero aims. Joining us for this conversation is BNP Paribas Asset Management Head ...

La Trobe University inks sustainability-linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... meet living expenses while studying. NAB acted as sustainability coordinator on both the La Trobe University inaugural Green Bond issuance (July 2023) and this SLL transaction, which aligns to the Asia-Pacific Loan Market Association's updated 2023 Sustainability-Linked ...

Sustainable bonds underperform on climate targets

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 16 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... turning to labelled bonds (corporate-bond issuers in MSCI ESG Ratings coverage with at least one outstanding self-labeled green bond, sustainability bond or SLB), issuing more sustainable-debt instruments than supranationals, sovereigns, and agencies ...
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