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  • Bank of America issues second green bond

    15 May 2015

    Bank of America has issued its second green bond, for $600 million.

  • LA plans $183m green bond for waste water

    14 May 2015

    Los Angeles is to become the latest US municipality to tap the green bond market.

  • Insurers see the gold in green

    14 May 2015

    Green bonds are looking increasingly attractive to insurance companies which want to meet their risk and return objectives while producing a positive environmental or social impact. But there are concerns about the definition and capacity of the market, as Mark Nicholls explains

  • How to help the green bond market grow

    13 May 2015

    The market needs to embrace general purpose bonds from 'pureplay' green companies, as well as allowing non-clean companies to issue green bonds if they are in transition to a greener business model, argues Ulrik Ross

  • Body behind Dutch/German grid launches 'multi-billion' green bond programme

    13 May 2015

    Dutch energy body TenneT has launched a green bond programme, which it says could be "a multi-billion euro green investment opportunity".

  • Paris climate summit to strengthen green bond market, says HSBC

    12 May 2015

    The rapidly growing green bond market could receive a further boost from a strong climate change agreement in December, a report by HSBC's climate change centre has claimed.

  • Credit Agricole develops green bond framework with second opinion

    11 May 2015

    Credit Agricole CIB has created a green bond framework for its own privately placed issues, which has gained approval from Sustainalytics.

  • San Francisco issues green bond for renewables upgrades

    11 May 2015

    San Francisco has issued a $32 million green bond that will help it to renovate some of its renewable power generation facilities.

  • State Street launches world's first index-linked green bond fund

    08 May 2015

    The world's first index-linked green bond fund has been launched for institutional investors.

  • Largest ever SEK green bond sold to finance district heating

    08 May 2015

    A SEK2.5 billion ($302 million) green bond has been issued to finance 'green' heating, marking the biggest ever Krona-denominated transaction in the market.