Capital Markets

“African Development Bank celebrates milestone with first social bond listing on London Stock Exchange” – Africa News – April 3, 2020

On April 3, 2020 Africa News reported that the “African Development Bank’s “Fight Covid-19” social bond, the largest social bond to date to be issued in the capital markets, listed on London Stock Exchange on Friday 3 April 2020, and is now available through its Sustainable Bond Market. The listing marks an important milestone as […]

“Coronavirus Pandemic Could Elevate ESG Factors” – The Wall Street Journal – March 25, 2020

On March 25, 2020 The Wall Street Journal reported that the “recent volatility in financial markets due to the coronavirus pandemic could provide investors with more of an incentive to grill companies on nonfinancial risks. Environmental, social and governance investing was growing in popularity before the virus began to circulate, as investors flocked to companies […]