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Planet

31 July 2019

ESG and financial returns: The academic perspective

An increasing amount of academic research is showing that the incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors can potentially lead to better performance for both companies and the ...

Planet

14 June 2019

Coal phase out: The investment case

Coal has no meaningful role to play when it comes achieving the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement. Right now, it remains an important part of the energy mix, fuelling base-load power stations across ...

Planet

10 June 2019

Financing brown to green: Guidelines for Transition Bonds

Financing the fight against climate change needs to shift up a gear and evolve. Since the introduction of green bonds, capital markets have made great strides in recent years to ensure that investmen ...

Planet

28 January 2019

COP24: are today’s climate change efforts enough to achieve our 2030 green target?

COP24 highlights that escalating climate risk can only be addressed by substantially greater efforts and rapid collective action.

Planet

12 December 2018

The evolution of the flourishing green bond market

Over the last few years, rising awareness of climate change and the need to transition toward a low-carbon economy has driven both bond issuers and investors alike towards green bonds

Planet

04 July 2018

Our green bond framework

Climate change is one of the most critical issues facing society. As highlighted by the United Nations, its effect is felt worldwide, as it disrupts national economies and impacts people and communit ...