The growth of green credit

The growth of green credit

By HELEN AVERY

Danone’s inks €2 billion ESG-tied credit facility; European firms dominate sustainable borrowing.

Asian green lending needs a big push

Asian green lending needs a big push

A novel green loan for Singapore-listed Wilmar has highlighted the dearth of such ESG-based borrowings in Asia, but now that the agribusiness company has provided a template, the onus is on banks and borrowers to push for change in the region.

NPCI: The backbone to India’s payments revolution

NPCI: The backbone to India’s payments revolution

By CHRIS WRIGHT

India receives global attention for its digital innovation as a tool of financial inclusion, but it couldn’t get off the ground without a unique non-profit institution charged with creating the infrastructure.

Credit Suisse gives impact investing its Drew

Credit Suisse gives impact investing its Drew

By HELEN AVERY

Marisa Drew has gone from being one of Credit Suisse’s most senior investment bankers to overseeing the Swiss group’s new global impact finance and advisory division, reporting directly to group chief executive Tidjane Thiam.

ESG: the stewardship revolution

ESG: the stewardship revolution

By HELEN AVERY

The 2017 US proxy voting season was historic: the world’s two largest asset managers backed shareholder resolutions on climate-risk disclosure.

David Miliband: How we can keep the globalization bargain

David Miliband: How we can keep the globalization bargain

By CLIVE HORWOOD and HELEN AVERY

David Miliband, head of the International Rescue Committee, and Jim Cowles, CEO for EMEA at Citi, discuss exclusively with Euromoney how finance can help the refugee crisis at the launch of an initiative.

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SME financing: special focus

SME financing: special focus

The vexed battle to finance small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) continues amid risk aversion, economic weakness, new regulations and banks’ balance-sheet repair.