Sustainability

“Climate action initiative launches database to drive investment” – Development Finance – November 14, 2017

On November 14, 2017 Development Finance reported that “the Climate Action in Financial Institutions initiative has made public a database of case studies for climate finance projects with the aim of making investments more transparent and encouraging other institutions to integrate climate action in their portfolios.” The Climate Mainstreaming Practices Database was launched at COP23 in […]

“JSE launch Green Bond Segment” – ESI Africa – October 26, 2017

On October 26, 2017 ESI Africa reported that the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) launched the Green Bond Segment.  It quoted Donna Nemer, Director of Capital Markets at the JSE, as follows: “Issuing a green bond can help companies to strengthen their credentials as sustainable and responsible organisations.  At the same time green bonds allow investors […]