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Assessing ambition of green bonds: BNP Paribas Asset Management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
As the depth and size of the global green bond market has grown in the past decade, it is evolving towards a more regulated definition of "green-ness" and ability to achieve carbon reduction aims, according to BNP Paribas Asset Management. BNP Paribas ...
Real estate investment group issues $300 million green bond
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... developer and investment group has become the largest non-bank ASX listed issuer of green bonds to date by issuing a second green bond. Lendlease has issued a $300 million green bond, its second in five months. Its debut green bond was for $500 million ...
Green bond boom, but investors look to value proposition
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... much scope for a massive widening over the longer term or a time where you'd have a different credit rating for a green bond versus a non-green bond. You're ultimately taking on the credit risk of the issuer, and that's where the credit ratings ...
Signs of a "greenium" in bond market: Climate Bond Initiative
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... a "greenium" in public and private sector bond issuance. The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has released the latest Green Bond Pricing in the Primary Market H2 2020 report. Analysis reveals that on average, both EUR and USD green bonds achieved higher ...
Assessing climate risk in corporate bond portfolios
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has developed a carbon transition investment framework to identify and reduce climate risks in corporate bond portfolios. The framework has been developed to assist insurance and superannuation fund clients in particular ...
Global impact bond issuance spike in 2020
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... many are calling a green recovery, that stimulus will be a natural place for countries to set emissions goals for a green bond." In the Asia Pacific region, Kendall pointed to Japan as a market that had increased its issuance dramatically since introducing ...
Industry considers Australian sustainable finance taxonomy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
The development of an industry-led taxonomy to provide common definitions of sustainable finance across investment, banking and insurance is one of the next steps in implementing the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative roadmap (ASFI), but while ...
Downer inks $1.4 billion sustainability-linked debt facility
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... head of global banking, HSBC Australia. "Interest in sustainable finance has spread widely since the first Australian green bond was issued in 2014 and newer instruments like sustainability-linked loans are now gaining in popularity. "HSBC research released ...
Companies expect increase in sales linked to sustainability: HSBC
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Companies in Australia expect an increase in sales as a direct result of efforts to incorporate sustainability in their business, according to a survey from HSBC. According to HSBC's Navigator survey, 84% of Australian companies expect sales growth ...
Climate Bond Standard launches shipping criteria for bonds
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
The International Climate Bonds Standard (CBS) has launched its shipping criteria, providing a definition to evaluate whether a shipping project contributes to climate change mitigation as a basis for certification for climate bond status. The criteria ...
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