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Europe

AXA IM Calls for New Transition Bonds to Help Companies Go...

AXA Investment Managers says that green bond market needs a new transition bond to allow carbon intensive companies to finance their gradual shift away...

Alecta CEO Calls on Swedish Debt Office to Back Green Bonds

The head of Sweden’s largest pension fund has called for the country’s National Debt Office (Riksgälden) to get past its objections to issuing green...

FCI Creates New Chapter to Promote Islamic Factoring

FCI, the global body representing factoring and receivables finance companies, is creating a new Islamic factoring chapter within its network. The aim is to...

ICO Consolidates Leadership in the Sustainable Bond Market

The 5th edition of the ICO Sustainable Bonds Forum was attended by international investors and issuers who debated and analysed the present and future...

Why the Green New Deal is at Risk of Being Watered...

In Europe, as in the United States, the Green New Deal is everywhere: on placards of striking students, in campaigns from Bristol to Barcelona,...

McKinsey Says Retail Banking Sector Slow to Adopt Blockchain

“Big Three” management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company has argued that blockchaintechnology is gaining slower traction with retail banks due to regulatory hurdles and a conservative consumer...