“S&P DJI launches new ESG Index for South Africa” – Africa Global Funds – June 20, 2019

On June 20, 2019 Africa Global Funds reported that “S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched the S&P South Africa Domestic Shareholder Weighted ESG Index, the newest addition to its global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) index family. Reid Steadman, Global Head of ESG, S&P Dow Jones Indices, said: ‘The S&P South Africa Domestic Shareholder Weighted […]

“Chile obtains historically low rates in debut green bond issue” – BN Americas – June 17, 2019

In a press released issued by its Ministry of Finance, Chile announced that it had “issued its first sovereign green bond in dollars due in 2050 for US $ 1,418 million, establishing a new benchmark in that market. The Minister of Finance, Felipe Larraín, highlighted the operation and its results and noted that ‘the issuance of […]