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Sustainable Development Sector Being Launched on Moscow Exchange

The Moscow Exchange has announced the opening of the Sustainable Development Sector. This is a landmark event for the development of a sustainable finance...

Investors are Sceptical Over Green Bonds… and That’s Good

Green bonds face heightened levels of scrutiny from sceptical investors, and that should be welcomed, according to Franklin Templeton’s head of European fixed income,...

SNCF Réseau Launches World’s First 100-Year Green Bond

Through its Green Bond Programme, SNCF Réseau – the French railway network manager – has already raised €5.4 billion, in total, including €2.8 billion...

Moscow Blockchain Voting System ‘Completely Insecure,’ Says Researcher

A blockchain-based system that will be used to allow Moscow residents to vote in municipal elections this autumn is very easy to hack, according...

Sustainable Finance ‘Growing Rapidly’ in Europe

Europe's sustainable finance market experienced "rapid" growth during the first half of 2019, despite a challenging end to 2018, new analyses have concluded this...

London Halal App Plans to Become eBay of Muslim World

London-based halal-friendly app Ummah has turned to e-commerce to help it become the eBay of the Muslim world. The app designed “for Muslims by Muslims”...