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Sustainable Taxonomy development worldwide: a standard-setting race between competing jurisdictions

29 Jul 2021

9-minute read
 
On July 12, the Platform on Sustainable Finance published two draft reports about a social taxonomy proposal and an extension of the current green taxonomy to significantly harmful...

Brown Industries: Our Transition Tightrope

29 Apr 2021

1-minute read
 
A seat for everyone is necessary at the climate action table. Sustainable Finance will fail in its mission if it continues to confine high-emitting industries to the sidelines.
The...

Transitioning brown industries: a conditional appetite

01 Apr 2021

In 2019, we conducted a global investor survey on the "transitioning of brown industries". It originates from the debate around the role and eligibility of high-emitting industries to climate finan...

BPCE issues €100 million of transition bonds, invested by AXA IM

14 Jan 2021

2-minute read
 
BPCE issued in December its first EUR 100 million Transition Bond 100% subscribed by AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM), refinancing Natixis’ assets contributing to the energy transi...

France’s strategy on export financing: a stick and carrot approach with fossil fuels funding phasing out and a supporting factor for EU Taxonomy compliant activities

30 Nov 2020

- 12-minute read -
 
The French Directorate-General of the Treasury handed a report to the Parliament on a climate strategy for public export financing last October. Through amendments to the 2021...

Rising risk on the financing of fossil fuels?

04 Feb 2020

COP 25’s failure to have the World’s major economies revise upwards their CO2 emissions reduction targets filled in Paris in 2015 at the COP21 (see Morning line issue of 05/12/2019: Deciphering th...

Brown industries: the Transition Tightrope

07 Jan 2020

Climate finance will fail in its mission if it continues to leave high emitting industries on its sidelines but a robust approach is necessary. During the whole of 2019, Natixis Green & Sustai...

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