Transition

Extended Taxonomy: in betweenness and elitism softening

05 Sep 2022

 
The Platform’s March 2022 recommendations on extending the Taxonomy are timely and meaningful, but unlikely to be politically endorsed. Nonetheless, market participants must not wait for unpredi...

Fit for 55: bringing EU’s decarbonisation efforts to the next level

29 Jul 2021

21-minute read
 
On 14 July, the European Commission adopted a set of 13 proposals, the so-called “Fit for 55 package”, to make the EU's climate, energy, transport and taxation policies commensura...

Repsol successfully issued its inaugural sustainability-linked bond

29 Jul 2021

2-minute read
 
Following November’s 2020 release of Repsol’s 2021-2025 Strategic Plan, on June 14, the company has presented its innovative, comprehensive, and overarching “Transition Financing F...

A growing momentum for Fair Transition Finance

29 Apr 2021

11-minute read
 
Momentum is building regarding the topic of the “Just Transition.” Regulators, investors and issuers alike seem to take into account the negative social consequences the transitio...

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...

Can Nuclear be considered as a transition energy?

20 Apr 2021

In the context of the debate around nuclear in the EU Taxonomy, Natixis Green & Sustainable Hub conducted a short survey in December 2019, to determine if SRI investors might consider Nuclear a...

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...

The London Stock Exchange Group launches a dedicated “Transition Bond Segment”

30 Mar 2021

4-minute read
 
Mid-February the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announced the expansion of its Sustainable Bond Market by creating a so-called Transition Bond Sub-Segment, which is not defined...

Financing green hydrogen’s development

29 Mar 2021

5-minute read
 
In a general context marked by heightened awareness of climate challenges [1], the hydrogen sector has seen a sharp acceleration in its development over the past 12 months. This is...

Mounting political momentum for carbon markets

23 Feb 2021

6-minute read
 
Despite the decline observed in 2020 in an unprecedented context of a global health crisis, the levels of worldwide CO2 emissions still represent a considerable challenge in the fi...

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...

Asset Owners sharpen the implementation of their Net-Zero Carbon investment strategies

30 Nov 2020

5-minute read 
 
With the publication of its “Draft 2025 Target Setting Protocol”, the Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance (NZAOA) provides a useful tool in the journey to fulfill its members’ commitme...

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

27 Oct 2020

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...

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

25 Sep 2020

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...

Leading investors pushing toward net-zero carbon investment strategies

24 Sep 2020

2-minute read
 
In the wake of the Paris Agreement, a number of investors have made commitments to align their portfolios to net zero carbon goals. Several methodologies have emerged in the recent...

Strides in Oil and Gas transition methodologies with the release of ACT & SBTi guidance

24 Sep 2020

8-minute read
 
The Sciences Based Targets initiatives (SBTi) and Assessing low-Carbon Transition (ACT) have simultaneously developed transition methodologies for the Oil & Gas (O&G) indus...

Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance first step towards fulfilling its commitment

30 Apr 2020

The Net Zero Asset Owners Alliance (NZAOA) recently issued a call for comment to respond to the urgent need to align carbon neutrality methodologies.
Launched in early 2019, the NZAOA gathers a s...

Aviation and coronavirus: what future for environmental measures?

08 Apr 2020

While the temporary halt of air traffic brings some immediate environmental benefits in terms of reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and other forms of air pollution related to flying, the long...

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