You are on the Green & Sustainable Hub website
You are on the Green & Sustainable Hub website, part of Natixis CIB.

NEWS & CONTENT

Find out here all our Green & Sustainable news, studies and contents by searching for featured thematics, keywords, dates…

Latest articles

Engie halts talks over US LNG supply contract amid French ending export guarantees for shale hydrocarbons

30 Nov 2020
4 min.

- 3-minute read -
 
From a sustainability standpoint, the past few weeks saw major developments in the energy sector with Engie halting talks with US LG developer NextDecade over a 20-year supply ...

France maps green and brown expenses over 2021 budget proposal – auspicious developments for climate change mainstreaming and sustainable finance

27 Oct 2020
21 min.

As public debate over the ecological transition creates pressure on governments, transparency & availability of information on the environmental impact of public spending are necessary to main...

European Central Bank accepts sustainability-linked bonds as collateral

27 Oct 2020
2 min.

Following the publication of ICMA’s Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles  (SLBP)  in June 2020 (see our July article), a few inaugural issuances of this new product were observed on the market re...

Success of AFD Group’s €2bn inaugural issuance under its new SDG Bond Framework

27 Oct 2020
3 min.

Natixis acted as Sole Sustainability Structurer and Joint Bookrunner for AFD’s inaugural Sustainable Development Goals Bond (€ benchmark 7-year SDG Bond), under its new SDG Bond Framework.  
Highl...

Towards a Task Force for Nature-related Financial Disclosures and investors’ appetite for science-based targets on natural capital

27 Oct 2020
5 min.

On September 25, 2020, sixty-two Financial institutions, corporates, governments and regulatory bodies as well as think-tanks created an “Informal Working Group” (IWG) to work on a Task Force for ...

Total confirms net zero ambition by 2050 and announces intermediate scope 3 absolute emissions targets

27 Oct 2020
7 min.

Held last 30 September, Total’s Investor Day was an opportunity for France’s integrated oil group to reaffirm its commitment to fighting climate change. The event was eagerly awaited after rival B...

Is green in the pipeline? Sensing gas’ potential contribution to climate change mitigation

27 Oct 2020
7 min.

In the energy sector, the latest strategic and climate announcements from BP and Total have been the subject of extensive comments (see this month's Trends section). While there are many similarit...

U.S. 2020 Presidential Election

16 Oct 2020
1 min.

The Great Divide
Opposing U.S. Climate Policy

Climate change is a topic of growing geopolitical and economic significance....

What role for natural gas in the transition towards a low-carbon economy?

14 Oct 2020
1 min.

The present study explores the potential role of natural gas in achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, a milestone for the achievement of the Paris Agreement signed in 2015.
The place of natural gas ...

DESALINATION: Balancing the Socioeconomic Benefits and Environmental Costs

05 Oct 2020
1 min.

This research report explores the numerous benefits and costs of desalination as a means of producing potable water. Desalination refers to the process of removing salts and other impurities from ...

BP intensifies its transition efforts amid asset value and oil demand forecast revisions

25 Sep 2020
8 min.

In the oil sector, UK major BP stood out this summer by unveiling its scenarios for the evolution of oil demand. In its release, BP warned of a peak in oil demand within the next few years, signal...

France’s €100bn Recovery Plan: the government strikes a balance between socio-economic emergency and ecological transition

24 Sep 2020
9 min.

Introduction
After the agreement on a post-pandemic Recovery Plan at European Council level, the French government announced a €100 billion stimulus plan on September 3, 2020. Designed to be roll...

Displaying Article 145 - 156 of 222 in total