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  • Germany's KfW commits to green bond issues

    08 July 2014

    German development bank KfW is planning to issue a series of green bonds, starting with a €500 million - €1 billion ($680 million - $1.4 billion) issue later this year.

  • Is GDF's green bond issue really green?

    03 July 2014

    The proceeds of GDF Suez's €2.5 billion green bond will help finance a Brazilian dam that Ryan Brightwell and Zachary Hurwitz argue will damage the environment

  • Barclays and MSCI to launch Green Bond Index

    02 July 2014

    Barclays has teamed up with index provider MSCI to launch a Green Bond Index in response to 'high demand' from institutional investors.

  • Columbia adds to spate of water bonds with $300m offering

    01 July 2014

    The District of Columbia Water and Sewage Authority has announced plans for the fourth water-related green bond in recent weeks.

  • NWB becomes the first company to launch 'annual green bond'

    30 June 2014

    Dutch municipal bank Nederlandse Waterschapsbank (NWB) is set to follow up its inaugural €500 million ($680 million) green bond issue with an annual green bond issues.

  • Hera's €500m green bond is three-times oversubscribed

    27 June 2014

    A €500 million green bond, believed to be Italy's first, was three-times oversubscribed when it was issued this week.

  • Kinnersley launches fixed income firm after leaving Nikko

    27 June 2014

    Stuart Kinnersley, formerly chief investment officer at Nikko Asset Management has left the firm after 16 years to set up a new company with Stephen Fitzgerald, a former head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

  • Dutch bank launches €500m green bond

    26 June 2014

    The Dutch water board bank has issued a €500 million ($680 million) green bond to help fund projects that counter climate-change.

  • Support for Green Bond Principles continues to grow

    25 June 2014

    The Green Bond Principles has seen its membership grow in size to nearly 50 in recent months, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • SEB, HSBC and Cicero to collaborate on green bond standards

    24 June 2014

    SEB and HSBC are to work with Cicero and four other non-profit researchers to develop a set of global standards for the rapidly growing green bond market, Environmental Finance can reveal.