Responsible Investment Trends


Mexico City to ban single-use plastics

Mexico City to ban plastic bags, utensils, and other single-use disposable plastic items. The ban on plastic bags will take effect in December 2020. The ban on straws, utensils, balloons and other single-use items will take effect in January 2021.

World bank sustainable development bond

World Bank Announces €1.5 Billion Sustainable Development Bond

The World Bank has priced a 10-year Global Sustainable Development Bond, raising EUR 1.5 billion from institutional investors around the globe, to finance its sustainable development activities. The oversubscribed bond was managed by Barclays, J.P. Morgan, Natixis and TD Securities

The ‘world’s first’ zero waste flight

Qantas operated the ‘world’s first’ zero waste flight. If you’re trying to be careful about the amount of waste you create and what happens to it, flying tends not to be the best course of action. On planes, everything seems