Record 2023 green issuance leads sustainable bond rebound
Record-breaking green bond issuance led annual sustainable bond issuance back to growth in 2023 and just short of crossing the $1 trillion milestone once again.
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Fortum publishes 'nuclear' green finance framework
Finnish power firm Fortum has published a green finance framework which includes nuclear power projects in its eligible categories, joining a small number of European issuers incorporating the contested 'green' technology in their plans.
AfDB: 'Record' orderbook for landmark 'sustainable hybrid' bond
The African Development Bank (AfDB) said its ground-breaking debut 'sustainable hybrid' capital bond attracted a "record" orderbook for the multi-lateral development bank (MDB), with the $750 million deal more than eight-times oversubscribed.
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Direct lending - the next frontier for SLLs?
There could be more bilateral sustainability-linked loans, but Alcentra tells Ahren Lester that uncertainty over the structure and market fragmentation remain headwinds
BADEA issues social bond for debut bond deal
The Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) issued a social bond, as it marked the "significant milestone" of its first ever bond issuance.
UK to raise £2.5bn from first 2024 green bond deal
The UK will raise £2.5 billion ($3.2 billion) from a tap of its 2053 sovereign green bond in an auction to take place next week, marking the start of its 2024 sustainable bond issuance after a record-breaking 2023.
AfDB launches ground-breaking 'sustainable hybrid' bond
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched the first 'sustainable hybrid capital' bond from a multi-lateral development bank (MDB).