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Views on #PositiveImpactFinance and #Sustainability

07
May
2020
Aligning impact portfolios of listed assets with the UN’s SDGs
Are impact investing and liquid instruments reconcilable? In what context can managers of liquid portfolios demonstrate...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Are impact investing and liquid instruments reconcilable? In what context can managers of liquid portfolios demonstrate an impact on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?
Aligning impact portfolios of listed assets with the UN’s SDGs
07
May
2020
How can Europe’s transition to electric vehicles mobilise capital?
Europe’s car industry is in a race to switch from combustion engine to electric propulsion. Not only does it need to...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Europe’s car industry is in a race to switch from combustion engine to electric propulsion. Not only does it need to comply with the EU’s new emissions regulations from 2021, but it must scale up quickly or face losing ground to competitors from Asia and the United States.
How can Europe’s transition to electric vehicles mobilise capital?
07
May
2020
Will satellites become the eyes of sustainable investing?
Eyes in the sky don’t lie. Indeed, during the coronavirus outbreak satellites have shown a revealing picture of...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Eyes in the sky don’t lie. Indeed, during the coronavirus outbreak satellites have shown a revealing picture of plummeting levels of nitrogen dioxide, a major pollutant associated with industrial activity, in locked down economies
Will satellites become the eyes of sustainable investing?
07
May
2020
Going beyond green bonds to finance sustainable development in emerging economies
While green bonds grab the news headlines for financing sustainable development in emerging economies, in fact they are...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
While green bonds grab the news headlines for financing sustainable development in emerging economies, in fact they are a small part of the picture. Multilateral development banks are the most active agents of change as they pioneer methods of financing that encourage sustainable growth and foster more direct involvement from private sector banks and...
Going beyond green bonds to finance sustainable development in emerging economies
22
Apr
2020
What’s Green and Outperforms the Market?
Companies that take steps to become greener, historical data show, outperform similar companies that haven’t taken...
Sustainable & Positive Impact Finance
Companies that take steps to become greener, historical data show, outperform similar companies that haven’t taken climate change action.
What’s Green and Outperforms the Market?
16
Apr
2020
Lumo, the eco-responsible investment platform evolves to serve you better
Lumo reaffirms its intent to be the transactional platform of reference for the financing of large-scale projects in...
Positive Impact Finance
Lumo reaffirms its intent to be the transactional platform of reference for the financing of large-scale projects in response to the ecological emergency.
Lumo, the eco-responsible investment platform evolves to serve you better
03
Apr
2020
Societe Generale wants to make trade finance greener
Societe Generale has launched a structured green trade finance initiative targeting customers active in clean energy or...
Trade Finance
Societe Generale has launched a structured green trade finance initiative targeting customers active in clean energy or organising their transition from a carbon-intensive activity to a sustainable business model.
Societe Generale wants to make trade finance greener
19
Feb
2020
ANZ achieved the first sustainability Tier 2 issuance from an Australian bank
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) has issued an inaugural EUR-denominated SDG Tier 2 capital instrument,...
Clients' successes
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) has issued an inaugural EUR-denominated SDG Tier 2 capital instrument, marking a key milestone in the development of sustainable finance.
ANZ achieved the first sustainability Tier 2 issuance from an Australian bank
18
Feb
2020
Bank liquidity on Taiwan offshore
Taiwan is at the forefront of the offshore wind sector developing in the Asia Pacific region.
05
Feb
2020
Guinea: Thousands of jobs created thanks to a major development project
Guinea Alumina Corporation launched its first exports of bauxite, a strategic mineral to produce aluminum. Zoom on this...
Clients' successes
Guinea Alumina Corporation launched its first exports of bauxite, a strategic mineral to produce aluminum. Zoom on this monumental project that has greatly contributed to the Guinean economy and created thousands of jobs.
Guinea: Thousands of jobs created thanks to a major development project
28
Jan
2020
Committed to the energy transition by helping foster the role of hydrogen solutions
By joining the Hydrogen Council, Societe Generale demonstrates once again its commitment to a sustainable and climate...
Viewpoints
By joining the Hydrogen Council, Societe Generale demonstrates once again its commitment to a sustainable and climate resilient future. Discover how hydrogen will assist in the energy transition and what role the bank will play.
Committed to the energy transition by helping foster the role of hydrogen solutions
09
Jan
2020
FCC MedioAmbiente joins the green bond market to further protect the environment
FCC Medioambiente, one of the largest environmental services in the world, successfully joined the green bond market...
Clients' successes
FCC Medioambiente, one of the largest environmental services in the world, successfully joined the green bond market last December with an inaugural senior unsecured 1.1bn euro dual tranche.
FCC MedioAmbiente joins the green bond market to further protect the environment
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