Industry ignores Paris, worsens climate change

Seven out of eight big companies with heavy carbon emissions are still behaving in a way that will lead to disastrous climate change, according to a report on Wednesday. The finding is not surprising, but underlines the reality that the growth of responsible investing has done far too little to make the economy sustainable.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 10 Jul 2019

The Transition Pathway Initiative, an organisation led by pension funds that aims to assess companies’ readiness for a low carbon economy, has published its second State of the Transition report on 274 of the highest-emitting listed companies worldwide.

Using publicly disclosed data marshalled by FTSE Russell, the report ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Credit Agricole CIB 8,528.61 50 5.55%
2 BNP Paribas 8,376.88 51 5.45%
3 HSBC 8,011.19 61 5.22%
4 Citi 7,698.32 48 5.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,413.52 49 4.83%