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So-called hacktivists could choose to target airlines as a protest against carbon emissions. Photograph: iStock

Cyber risk is an ever-evolving threat to organisations and the nature of the aviation industry means it has particular features that make it especiall(...)

The war in Ukraine will be more consequential in the medium term than Covid was for the wider industry, an expert believes. Photograph: iStock

As the world began to shut down in March 2020, our highways and byways went quiet. So too did the skies, and their piercing blue was no longer criss-c(...)

‘Increased interest from private equity firms which was initially motivated in part by Brexit has been consistent over the last 18 months, and there is little to indicate this trend will decline any time soon’

Ireland attracted unprecedented attention from overseas investors last year, keen to root out overachieving but undervalued businesses. Good cash flow(...)

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues in the world today and the ever-increasing demand for green lending and sustainability-linked loans reflects these concerns. Photograph: iStock

Under The World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) terms, green lending is defined as a form of financing that enables borrowers to (...)

‘Funds must also be categorised into one of three categories: funds which promote environmental or social characteristics; funds with a sustainable investment objective; and all other funds’
How green is my fund?

Green investing has been increasing in popularity in line with the growth in awareness of the impact of climate change and other sustainability issues(...)

Green Bonds  are a natural result of the vast amounts of capital required to facilitate the transition to a more sustainable economy

For all the talk of green bonds they are only a small part of the story when it comes to the way in which financial instruments can tackle climate cha(...)

Mary Whitelaw, director of corporate affairs, strategy and sustainability at AIB, points to the availability of low-cost green personal loans for installing home insulation or renewable energy systems.

When sustainable investing in major markets was worth $30 trillion in 2018, it was expected that in order to meet the goal of limiting the global temp(...)

The war in Ukraine is predicted to increase the imperative to deploy green finance to restructure Europe’s energy market. Photograph: Russian defence ministry/AFP via Getty Images

Green finance – where funding is used for environmentally sustainable projects or activities – is growing at a rapid rate, increasing from $30 trillio(...)

Amundi is the largest asset manager in Europe, with €2tn managed on behalf of savers worldwide.

Savers and investors are becoming increasingly environmentally conscious but how sure can they be that their cash isn’t being used for environmentally(...)

Exports leaving Dublin Port. Photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Irish food exporters may get more leeway before full checks come into force on goods entering the British market. The UK government is reportedly cons(...)

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