We go beyond the headlines and highlight the good and bad of COP26.
This crisis centers on the intersection of bad weather for wind energy generation and decades of poor policy planning.
We clarify the differences between trading and voluntary schemes, as well as point out what's great and less so about them.
Why green bonds have a premium and what sustainability-linked debt is solving for.
How different carbon programs mechanically work and what they are intended to actually accomplish
Claiming an ESG investment as an “investment for good” is, today, still an exercise of wishful thinking.
The success or failure of this new investment framework will highly depend on data availability and accuracy, something that needs to significantly improve before sustainable finance can really become mainstream.