Could bond buyers strike to force climate action?

A new drive to encourage bondholders to "engage" with issuers — jargon for asking them to improve their behaviour — is set to be started by a well known corporate bond investor who has joined an NGO.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 21 Jun 2018

Engagement is an important and growing strand in responsible investing, but so far shareholders are making most of the running. Bondholders have historically been apathetic or timid.

Wolfgang Kuhn, who was head of pan-European fixed income at Aberdeen Asset Management until December, has joined ShareAction as a part ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,936.96 10 9.35%
2 Citi 1,738.87 5 8.40%
3 HSBC 1,544.10 12 7.46%
4 Barclays 1,148.44 6 5.55%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 1,048.00 7 5.06%