Tobam sets carbon limit for credit, HY portfolios

Tobam, the French asset manager, is ensuring its fixed income portfolios have carbon footprints at least 20% smaller than those of their reference benchmarks, extending a policy already in place for equity portfolios. It is focusing on the carbon footprint of issuers, rather than individual issues, meaning that it would ignore the specific environmental qualities of a green bond.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 15 Jul 2019

It introduced the carbon footprint policy for its equity portfolios in June 2018. Now Tobam has integrated it for its fixed income portfolios: a US credit and a global high yield portfolio.

The firm is taking a different approach to other fixed income funds in its socially ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13.54 58 6.86%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 10.85 65 5.50%
3 HSBC 10.35 74 5.24%
4 BNP Paribas 10.27 65 5.20%
5 JPMorgan 9.24 61 4.69%