• New Commission boss pledges €1tr of sustainable finance

    New Commission boss pledges €1tr of sustainable finance

    After her narrowly passed confirmation vote in the European Parliament on Tuesday evening, new European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen is set to establish a sustainable investment plan and to green the European Investment Bank.

  • ESM shakes up senior management

    ESM shakes up senior management

    The European Stability Mechanism has reorganised its senior management team with a series of internal appointments and reshuffles.

  • NatWest Markets launches ESG deposit product

    NatWest Markets launches ESG deposit product

    NatWest Markets, the investment bank owned by Royal Bank of Scotland, is launching its own environmental, social and governance deposit product, responding to a desire among companies, public bodies and investment firms to invest their cash ethically.

  • Von der Leyen bids to green the EIB

    Von der Leyen bids to green the EIB

    Ursula von der Leyen has proposed setting up an EU sustainable investment plan and refocusing the European Investment Bank more around climate, in a list of written commitments sent to the bloc’s main political groups one day before she will be confirmed or rejected by the European Parliament as the next president of the European Commission.

  • ICMA and ECSDA outline concerns with EDDI

    ICMA and ECSDA outline concerns with EDDI

    The International Capital Market Association and the European Central Securities Depositories Association have raised concerns with the European Distribution of Debt Instruments project, in response to the European Central Bank’s market consultation.

  • LBBW SSA banker moves over to FIG

    LBBW SSA banker moves over to FIG

    A banker at LBBW has left its SSA origination and syndicate team to join its FIG debt syndicate, GlobalCapital understands.

  • UK Green Strategy has everything but a finance plan

    UK Green Strategy has everything but a finance plan

    The UK government launched its Green Finance Strategy this week, including a broad range of measures to stimulate awareness of climate change and other environmental problems in financial markets, and ease the flow of capital to green projects. But observers criticised the government for not setting out a plan on how to finance the transition to a zero emissions economy.

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