Morgan Stanley’s Courtney Thompson on the current state of sustainable finance

March 4, 2020 by  
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Courtney Thompson, vice president of global sustainable finance at Morgan Stanley says sustainability finance has taken off in recent years. “I think it’s mainstream and I think the sources of data that are enabling smarter decisions around this are also bringing the conversation around sustainability to the forefront for many, many investors,” says Thompson.

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Edwin Anderson of Oliver Wyman on how risk is changing in a time of climate crisis

March 4, 2020 by  
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A about four to five years ago management consulting firm Oliver Wyman looked at the largest emerging risks facing companies and climate was a standout. From there, the firm began to work on, including its collaboration with the U.N. Environment Program Finance Initiative, to better manage and understand those risks, says Edwin Anderson, partner at Oliver Wyman.

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Sustainability-linked loans soar as green bond issues slow

November 11, 2019 by  
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In just two years, this new green finance vehicle has generated more than $108 billion in issues.

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Exploring the business case for carbon removal

November 11, 2019 by  
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New approaches, from CO2-sucking materials to regenerative agriculture, were in the spotlight at VERGE 19.

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Green bond milestone: Global issuance surpasses $100 billon in first half of 2019

July 1, 2019 by  
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The Climate Bonds Initiative now hopes annual green bond issuance can reach $1 trillion by the early 2020s.

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Can sustainable companies get a lower cost of capital?

March 4, 2019 by  
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Sustainability as a path to lower borrowing costs could be a game-changer.

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Investors scrambled to get in on Verizon’s $1B green bond deal

February 25, 2019 by  
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The proceeds will go toward projects ranging from renewable energy projects to reforestation.

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The climate risk juggernaut

January 15, 2019 by  
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The dirty little secret about investor returns? They’re in danger from climate change.

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Why protecting ‘blue carbon’ storage is crucial to fighting climate change

January 15, 2019 by  
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Going green by going blue.

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Amid EV promises, Volkswagen announces plans to launch an energy supply division

January 15, 2019 by  
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After Dieselgate, VW is powering forward its zero-emission mobility designs.

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