Calvert launches innovative green bond fund
Calvert Investments has today launched an innovative green bond fund designed to tap into growing demand for environmentally friendly investments.
Spanish waste management firm plans €150m 'junk bond'
A waste management company in Spain plans to issue €150 million ($204 million) of junk-rated notes.
AfDB's $500m green bond snapped up by SRI investors, pension funds
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has issued a $500 million climate bond in an oversubscribed transaction which saw socially responsible investors buy most of the bond.
US, Chinese investors snap up convertible green bonds
Goldpoly New Energy Holdings, a Chinese solar energy company, has successfully raised $50 million through the sale of convertible bonds to institutional investors.
EIB to ramp up energy efficiency lending
The first review of the European Investment Bank's energy lending policy for six years will allow it to boost lending to energy efficiency projects. Its head of environmental lending, Jonathan Taylor, spoke to Peter Cripps
People moves, late September
The latest people moves in the environmental markets, including appointments at J. Safra Sarasin, Standard Life Investments, Allianz Global Investors, F&C Investments, Carbon Capture and Storage Association and more
JP Morgan, BoAML, Goldman Sachs 'most active' green bond underwriters
JP Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BoAML) and Goldman Sachs are the most active underwriters of environmental bonds, a new league table has revealed.
Transparency drive aims to boost demand for $500m green bond
The African Development Bank will name the projects that receive funding from a planned $500 million green bond issue, and detail the carbon savings they generate, as it seeks to increase transparency for investors.
Institutional investors snap up EBRD green bond
The latest 'environmental sustainability' bond from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has been bought by 14 institutional investors.
EBRD planning $250m green bond
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is planning to issue a $250 million 'environmental sustainability' bond.