Apple Issues $1.5 Billion Green Bond

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Green bonds – corporate borrowing to help finance improved energy efficiency, renewables, and other fashionable environmental activities, appear to be a growing trend. But there are concerns about transparency, about ensuring the money raised is spent as promised. On the surface, green bonds seem counter intuitive: why would a company…

Diagram from Page 10 of the 18th annual global Price Waterhouse Cooper CEO Business Survey

Davos: Climate Not the “Top Concern” of Business Leaders

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Once again global business leaders at Davos have gone off narrative, by failing to identify “climate change” as their number one priority; instead voicing concerns about “over regulation” and economic issues. Climate change fails to top list of threats for business leaders at Davos Geopolitical uncertainty, over-regulation and cyber attacks…

Surprise Volkswagen Share Price Rise

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Volkswagen share prices have risen sharply in the last few days, apparently on the back of news that Volkswagen was already negotiating a settlement with the EPA, over the rigging of Volkswagen CO2 emissions tests, when the scandal broke. According to CityAM, a prominent London financial paper; In a testimony…