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UBS Tightens Coal Financing Standards & Strengthens Sustainable Investments

Swiss investment banking giant UBS revealed this week that it has decided to further tighten its standards on coal financing transactions, ruling out project-level...

EU Outlines Plans for Higher Sustainability Standards

European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis has outlined plans for a new set of sustainable finance measures including plans for an EU green bond...

EU and China Seek Common Ground on Environmentally Friendly Green Bonds

Even as disputes in their bilateral relationship pile up, officials from China and the European Union hope to find common ground on one key...

UBS Reports Progress in Sustainable Investing and Philanthropy

UBS Group made significant progress in 2018 toward meeting its targets in sustainable investing, and in the field of philanthropy, the Swiss-based global financial...

Solvency II Regulations Hindering Sustainable Investments, ABI Warns

Billions of pounds could be unlocked for sustainable investments in Europe if Solvency II regulation is changed, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has...

Insurer BNP Paribas Cardif Sets Target of 3.5 Billion Euros in...

As the energy transition is part of its CSR strategy priorities, BNP Paribas Cardif announced in 2017 a commitment to reaching 2.4 billion euros...