North America

North America

Growing Demand to Support Islamic Insurance Premium Growth

Islamic Insurance (Takaful) industry is expected to experience improved premium growth this year supported by growing demand from key regions such as the Gulf...

Bloomberg and MSCI Launch ESG Fixed Income Indices for Canadian Investors

Bloomberg and MSCI have partnered together to launch a series of environmental, social and governance (ESG) fixed income indices designed for the Canadian market. Co-branded as the Bloomberg Barclays...

Brightmark Energy Closes $260M in Financing for First US Commercial-scale Waste-plastics-to-fuel...

Brightmark Energy, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, closed a $260-million financing package for the construction of the US’ first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel...

Apple Convinced Foxconn to Use Clean Energy to Manufacture iPhones

Apple has convinced its top manufacturing partner, Foxconn, and its primary chip manufacturer, TSMC, to commit to powering their operations making Apple products with...

Legal Readiness for Climate Finance

Only about 10 per cent of banks and finance institutions view climate change as an issue that can have either a positive or negative...

External Assurance Can Reduce ‘Greenwashing’

Hans Hoogervorst, chair of the International Accounting Standards Board, claims that “greenwashing is rampant” in sustainability reporting. Then Tim Mohin, chief executive of the...