KfW: $2bn US green bond six-times oversubscribed
AFII: PPC target 'turnaround' shows 'strength of SLBs'
Greece's Public Power Corporation (PPC) is on "back on track" to meet its next sustainability-linked bond (SLB) target, despite missing an earlier one - which the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute (AFII) said shows the positive incentive that the performance-based instrument provides issuers.
African 'gender bond toolkit' launched by development groups
Bond round-up: Japan, Verizon, MuniFin ... and more
S&P: US REIT green bond issuance plummets in 2023
Green bond issuance by US real estate investment trusts (REITs) plummeted to just 3.6% of the market in 2023, down from around 18% in both 2022 and 2021.
Accelerating global transition to net zero: Japan's financial innovation
Japan's foray into climate transition bonds is a commendable step forward, serving as an inspiration and a call to action for economies worldwide to follow suit, writes Sean Kidney
EU GBS could bring transparency but lacks guidance, IEEFA claims
The upcoming European Green Bond Standard lacks guidance on standardised impact reporting, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has claimed.
'Big four' sustainable finance SPO providers emerge in 2023
Sustainalytics, S&P Global Ratings, ISS and Moody's have emerged as the 'big four' second-party opinion (SPO) providers in the sustainable finance market in 2023, but the race for market share has tightened as the sector matures and consolidates.
'Big opportunities' for US sustainable bonds in 2024
Although surprised by the scale of the US sustainable bond contraction in 2023, CA-CIB's Romina Reversi tells Ahren Lester that opportunities abound in 2024