EIB's Knowles joins CBI panel
Christopher Knowles, head of the European Investment Bank's environment division, has joined the advisory panel at NGO the Climate Bonds Initiative.
Looking back at 2013
Stranded assets, retroactive subsidy cuts and backloading were among the themes that dominated the markets in 2013. Peter Cripps looks back on some of the highs and lows of the past 12 months.
Swedish pension fund invests SEK2bn to reduce fossil fuel exposure
One of Sweden's largest pension funds has invested SEK2 billion ($307 million) in a fund to lower its exposure to fossil fuels, and will ramp up its investment in low-carbon equity strategies to SEK6 billion by the end of the year.
The latest people moves in the environmental markets, including appointments at Calvert Investments, CF Partners, Conergy, the Climate Bonds Initiative and more
BlackRock, CalSTRS snap up BoA's $500m green bond
BlackRock, California State Teachers' Retirement System and TIAA-CREF were among the investors in Bank of America's first-ever green bond.
EDF issues record-breaking €1.4bn green bond
Energy giant EDF has issued the biggest-ever green bond, raising €1.4 billion ($1.9 billion) to fund renewable energy projects in a transaction that was twice oversubscribed.
SolarCity's $54m bond gets BBB+ preliminary rating from S&P
SolarCity's planned $54 million bond issue has been given a low investment-grade preliminary rating by Standard & Poor's.
IFC issues second $1bn green bond of 2013
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has launched its second $1 billion green bond of 2013, and called on other development banks to follow it with more 'benchmark' issues.
Call for coalition to drive green bond market growth
Citi and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have attempted to accelerate the growth of the fledgling green bond market by calling for a collaboration of investors, issuers and dealers to drive its development.
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.