Sustain - BNP Paribas CIB



Social bonds are on the rise as supranationals and agencies raise capital to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. With green bonds having dominated sustainable capital markets volumes until now, this change could be a major shift for ESG investors. Will it last?


Bpifrance has become the first French issuer to launch a Covid-19 response bond, whose proceeds will...


Export-Import Bank of Korea leads the return of Asian green bonds in the region's primary market since early March in the wake of Covid-19.


The lockdown's effect on CO2 emissions is temporary, but does it give us a glimpse of what a fossil-free...


BNP Paribas works with Finnish group UPM on one of the first revolving credit facilities linked to biodiversity...


Proceeds from Cassa depositi e prestiti SpA's €1 billion dual tranche 3-year and 7-year senior unsecured transaction to respond to the Covid-19 emergency and sustain the recovery of the Italian economy...


The COVID-19 pandemic is refocussing sustainable finance to include social SDGs, argues Constance Chalchat, BNP Paribas CIB's head of company engagement...


Home to over 1.3 billion people, India is among the world's most water-stressed countries and it is now at a tipping point.


Proceeds from NIB's first-of-its-kind €1bn Response Bond and EIB's €1bn Sustainability Awareness Bond to provide healthcare, as well as other financial support to member countries impacted by Covid...


As the world grapples with the threat of the Covid-19 coronavirus, more capital – in the form of social bonds – must be urgently deployed to support healthcare systems and even struggling companies...

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