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Real estate investment group issues $300 million green bond
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... The bond has been issued under a Sustainable Finance Framework aligned with the ICMA Green Bond Principles 2018, the Social Bond Principles 2020 and the Sustainability Bond Guidelines 2018. The success of the bond paves the way for future issuance under ...
Green bond boom, but investors look to value proposition
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The global sustainability-linked bond market has seen dramatic growth in 2020, and investors are evaluating whether the sustainability and value propositions align. JP Morgan Asset Management research found that sustainable fixed income globally saw ...
Opinion: Sustainable finance: the new normal in 2021
SIMON O'CONNOR, JACKI JOHNSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Note: This piece was contributed by Jacki Johnson and Simon O'Connor, co-chairs of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative and solely reflect the writers' opinion Many will opine on the lessons learnt from 2020, but the seismic shifts ...
Global impact bond issuance spike in 2020
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... (ICMA), which has developed principles for categories of impact bonds including the Green Bond Principles and the Social Bond Principles. Insight uses the ICMA guidelines as a framework for its evaluation. "We still are uncertain as to what best practice ...
Credit strategy links financial return to social, environmental impact
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
... Asian Development Bank Green Bond, Aquasure Victorian desalination plant project, the Inter-America Development bank Social Bond, and the above noted National Housing Finance Investment Corporate Bond.
TCorp NSW issues $1.3 billion green bond
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... Bond Programme." The NSW Sustainability Bond Framework is aligned to the UN SDGs, 2018 ICMA Green Bond Principles, Social Bond Principles and Sustainability Bond Guidelines. The Sustainability Bond Framework also supports the NSW government environmental ...
QBE makes allocation to impact investment fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
QBE Insurance Group (QBE) has invested in Save the Children's Impact Investment Fund, as part of its dedicated Impact Investment program, Premiums4Good. QBE is the anchor investor in the fund, and the six million-dollar close will enable Save the ...
Data enhances case for ESG as separate, interrelated factor to quality
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
With material environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues increasingly demonstrating their impact on companies' ability to generate long term value for investors, fund managers are making the case that ESG can augment quality signals ...
Korea Housing Finance Corporation prices COVID-19 social bond
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The Korea Housing Finance Corporation (KHFC) has priced a COVID-19 Response Social Covered Bond, its second social bond. KHFC raised EUR 500 million on the transaction, which has a five year tenor with a spread of 35 basis points over the mid-swap rate. ...
Pioneer issuance puts COVID-19 bonds on investment agenda
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
... and on 27 March 2020, the African Development Bank issued a US$3 billion bond with a three year maturity under its social bond framework. It is anticipated that these will not be the only COVID-19 bonds, and experts that spoke with The Sustainability ...
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