30 april 2024

Sustainability-linked bonds: the Enel case

Enel is the largest issuer of sustainability-linked bonds and ten of these bonds reached their first observation date in late 2023. Here, we consider if they reached their sustainability performance targets and the conclusions we can draw about their price and credit spreads.

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26 april 2024

Quarterly investment insights

The markets have been anything but boring this year: with unexpectedly strong earnings, adjustments of interest rate expectations, and a fair share of volatility, investors have had to manoeuvre through economic shifts and geopolitical crises, while taking into account upcoming election woes. What does this mean for you and how can you prepare your portfolio accordingly? Let’s take a look at what we’ve been through, what the markets are currently up against and what else 2024 has in store.

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26 april 2024

Weeding out the myths around pesticides

DPAM has added an indicator to assess countries’ efforts to preserve biodiversity in its country sustainability model; a country using fewer pesticides per area of cropland will be rewarded. Twice a year, DPAM produces country sustainability rankings for OECD member states and emerging countries. While pesticides are crucial for food security their use comes with environmental and social risks, which this new indicator takes account of.

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