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True north, strong and green?

June 28, 2022

Finding a way to harness Canada’s vast resources that delivers both a prosperous and sustainable economy is key to its future, but can the reality live up to the ambition?

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Adapting is key to staying ahead for BofA corporate banking

June 24, 2022

Whether it is responding to current market conditions, continuing to expand its capabilities or targeting high growth sectors, the bank’s EMEA corporate banking head believes it is in strong position.

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World’s first ‘rhino bond’ a ‘blueprint’ for conservation finance, says Credit Suisse

June 23, 2022

Credit Suisse was sole structurer on the Wildlife Conservation Bond, which will support black rhino conservation efforts. 

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Rebelle breaks the mould with ‘green’ IPO

June 20, 2022

The online fashion marketplace, which has circular economy principles at its heart, was the first listing to benefit from Nasdaq’s green designation.

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Banks need to act now on disclosing climate risk

June 1, 2022

Disclosing climate risks is a new aspect of regulation that banks are coming to terms with, but lenders need to act now to avoid falling further behind as regulators ramp up their focus on ESG issues.

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EBRD climate chief addresses the difficulty in moving away from gas

May 27, 2022

Harry Boyd-Carpenter, managing director, green economy and climate action at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, speaks to Burhan Khadbai about the bank’s climate strategy, what it classifies as green investments, the role of gas and the impact of the war in Ukraine on the sustainability transition.

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Big changes, but no big bang for UK capital markets

May 24, 2022

The Treasury’s recently announced changes following its wholesale capital markets review are significant, but not revolutionary — at least not for now.

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Eurozone banks under fire for poor climate risk disclosures

May 23, 2022

Lenders from the eurozone face increasing pressure and possible enforcement action for failing to meet the European Central Bank’s climate risk disclosure expectations.

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Portugal’s banks in good shape as they brace for economic fallout

May 17, 2022

Resilience gained through the painful post-global financial crisis restructuring has helped Portugal’s banks emerge from the pandemic with stable capital ratios, improved asset quality and ample liquidity.

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Citi transforms its healthcare and consumer offering

May 16, 2022

Chuck Adams, Citi’s global head of healthcare, consumer and retail investment banking, talks about the tectonic shifts taking place across the healthcare and consumer landscape, and how the bank is responding.

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