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The latest developments in ESG-related funds: Muzinich & Co high yield fund goes Article 9; Schroders unveils sustainable bond fund; Brunel appoints Jupiter and Mirova; and more
The latest developments in sustainable finance:  Singapore will raise its carbon tax fivefold to $25 per tonne in 2024; EU's corporate sustainability reporting regime rolls on; Blackstone swears off upstream oil and gas.
The latest developments in sustainable finance:  UK pensions association issues voting guide; women in board positions; ESMA calls for evidence.
The latest developments in sustainable finance:  Americans favour corporate climate risk reporting; Eurosif joins EFRAG; Japan and Switzerland to chair taxonomy working group.
The latest developments in sustainable finance: Danish pension fund puts Turkmenistan govvies on exclusion list; UK publishes TCFD guidance
The latest developments in sustainable finance: ACCR unimpressed with AGL’s rejection of Brookfield takeover bid; Elderson hints at climate-linked capital requirements in EU
The latest developments in sustainable finance: BlackRock's Texas letter; French investor ends investments in new oil and gas; California fossil fuel divestment bill
The latest developments in sustainable finance
In recent years, the money invested in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds has increased exponentially. As banks and investors pivot towards ESG, companies are, in turn, increasing their focus on best practice in the sustainable debt markets. Increasingly reliable data and more sophisticated analytics tools are helping to fuel this trend as financiers step up their benchmarking activities in the bond and loan markets. With new challenges and opportunities in sustainable finance occurring because of commitments and pledges from COP26, lenders and investors from major financial institutions will play a pivotal role. Growth in ESG assets shows no signs of abating, and as more investors use ESG criteria to drive decisions, are you ready to take action in 2022? Featuring: Noel Hughes - Partner - Finance, Vinson & Elkins Caitlin Snelson - Senior Associate Finance, Vinson & Elkins Michaela Seimen - Executive Director, Sustainable Debt Strategist, UBS Will Prentis, Investment Analyst, Wellington Management Moderated by Tony Hay, Joint Managing Director, Responsible Investor
The latest developments in sustainable finance
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