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  • Massachusetts to revisit green bond market with $250m issue

    09 September 2014

    The state of Massachusetts plans to issue $250 million of green bonds next week, its second such issue after a $100 million transaction in June 2013.

  • EIB issues 'landmark' €500m 12-year green bond

    04 September 2014

    The European Investment Bank has launched a "landmark" €500 million green bond, which has a 12-year tenor and could help open the market for longer-dated paper in the space.

  • EIB plans new euro Climate Awareness Bond [updated]

    04 September 2014

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a new euro-denominated benchmark green bond, this time with a 12-year tenor.

  • Arise raises SEK350m in second green bond

    01 September 2014

    Swedish wind farm developer Arise has issued an SEK350 million ($50.5 million) green bond, refinancing an existing bond.

  • KPMG to start assuring green bonds

    28 August 2014

    Auditing giant KPMG plans to start assessing green bond issues, Environmental Finance has learnt.

  • Arise plans return to green bond market with SEK350m issue

    26 August 2014

    Swedish wind farm developer Arise is planning to issue an SEK350 million green bond in a deal that would see it refinance an existing bond.

  • World Bank sells $12m green bond to Merrill Lynch clients

    21 August 2014

    The World Bank has sold a $12 million green bond exclusively to clients of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.

  • SEB remains top green bond underwriter in Q2, but HSBC and Natixis make gains

    20 August 2014

    SEB retained its place as the leading green bond underwriter in the second quarter of 2014, while HSBC and Natixis surged up the rankings helped by some blockbuster issues.

  • First green bond issued for Peru

    14 August 2014

    Peru has seen its first green bond come to the market, issued by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

  • Bond investors ponder fifty shades of green

    12 August 2014

    Recent green bond issues have attracted mainstream as well as committed 'socially responsible' investors. But their views on what qualifies as 'green' can differ dramatically, as Graham Cooper reports