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The Art of the Green Deal

The following describes a hypothetical U.S. government policy nicknamed the “Big Green Bond Program” based on U.S. President Donald Trump’s chronicled approaches to conducting business. The policy is designed to position this new government (sovereign) bond program to meet the growing need to finance domestic green infrastructure.



Legal challenges for sovereign green bonds

Issues from France and Poland have highlighted the potential for countries to tap the market. But a lack of common definition and legal framework are potential obstacles, argues Robert Follie.

Q&A with Anthony Requin on France's sovereign green bond

The Republic of France's €7 billion sovereign issue was the largest and the longest dated green bond, and was the largest syndicated Obligation Assimilable du Trésor (OAT) issued as a single tranche. The chief executive of Agence France Trésor answers some questions.



Water: Risk, Opportunity and Sustainability 2017

Date: 5 April, 2017

Location: London

The event will cover a range of topics, including water security, the global water crisis, water as an asset class, global water utilities rehabilitation, water regulation, water and the evolving green bonds market, seeking alpha in water, looking to the future

Green Bonds Europe 2017

Date: 19 June, 2017

Location: London

It’s been a blockbuster 2016 for the green bond market, with more than double the value of issuance of 2015, credit ratings agencies joining the market, innovative bond structures being launched and significant pricing advantages being reported.



Green Bond Awards 2017

Welcome to the Green Bond Awards 2017. With the help of a panel of judges who are investors in the green bond market, the awards seek to reward those that excel and innovate. Why enter? The awards are designed to recognise market leaders for the role they have played in developing the rapidly evolving green bond market.

The Green Bond Database


The Green Bond Database is the most comprehensive source of information on the labelled green bond market.

The database is updated daily, is fully searchable and allows the export of Excel ready tables.

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Exploring the materiality of ESG data, part two

In the second and final part of this roundtable discussion, participants from across the private and listed equities arena discuss themes such as the importance of the FSB Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure, and whether environmental, social and governance (ESG) fund ratings are a positive influence on the industry.



Why Allianz is investing where the wind blows

Allianz's in-house alternative asset manager has closed four tax equity investments in US wind farms in only 12 months, and plans more in 2017. Head of renewables at Allianz Capital Partners David Jones talks to Asa Gibson about the firm's American wind adventure.