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Europe

Brussels Postponed Green Finance Rules after 10 EU States Wielded Veto

The EU executive published the draft implementing rules on 20 November, touting the proposal as “the world’s first-ever ‘green-list’” of economic activities aimed at...

Nornickel Backs Responsible Sourcing and Production Practices with Blockchain Agreement

Norilsk Nickel says it is joining the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN), an industry collaboration among members across the minerals supply chain using blockchain...

Great Interest in Scania’s First Green Bond

Scania has now issued its first green bond. About 30 Nordic banks, insurance companies and pension fund managers participated. The bidding resulted in Scania...

Britain, Gulf Could Create Islamic Superbanks, Says Top UK Financier

Gulf banks could reach out to offer more services into Britain in the coming years, according to one of the UK’s top Islamic financiers. Post-Brexit,...

Sustainability Bonds Become Fashionable among Fashion Brands

Hong Kong property developer New World Development (NWD), owner of the K11 properties, became the first real estate developer in the world to sell...

Telecom Italia Debuts on Green Bond Market with 1-bln-Euro Sale

Telecom Italia (TIM) raised 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) with its first green bond, one of the lead managers said on Monday, as Italy's...