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  • World Bank issues first green bond in Indian rupees

    23 January 2015

    The World Bank has issued its first green bond in Indian rupees.

  • EY becomes climate bond verifier

    20 January 2015

    Auditing giant EY has signed up to be a verifier for a set of green bond standards being developed by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), marking a "milestone" in the development of the programme.

  • Green bond pioneer reflects on record-breaking year

    16 January 2015

    SEB held on to its position as top green bond underwriter in 2014. Christopher Flensborg tells Peter Cripps how he plans to remain a "thought leader" in the emerging market

  • SEB clings on to green bond underwriting crown for 2014

    15 January 2015

    Scandinavian bank SEB narrowly maintained its position as leading underwriter in the green bond market in 2014, new figures have revealed.

  • Green bond market "to grow by $100bn this year", after smashing records in 2014

    14 January 2015

    The green bond market more than tripled in 2014, according to figures from the Climate Bonds Iniative (CBI), which has maintained its prediction that it will see a further $100 billion of issues this year.

  • World Bank's retail green bond raises six times more than target

    14 January 2015

    The World Bank has smashed the target for it latest retail green bond by $76 million, and said that high demand from non-institutional investors reflects "an important development" in the market.

  • Althelia raises €15m through Nature Conservation Notes

    12 January 2015

    A new investment product launched by Althelia Ecosphere and Credit Suisse has raised €15 million ($17.8 million) to be invested in ecosystem preservation projects.

  • How to ensure the ESG credentials of green bonds

    08 January 2015

    Green bonds should not focus on just one environmental factor, but should take broader environmental, social and governance considerations into account, argues Marcio Viegas

  • Voting opens in EF's Deals of the Year awards

    07 January 2015

    Nominations are now open for the eighth annual Environmental Finance Deals of the Year awards.

  • Green bond market saw $35.4bn of issues in 2014, says CBI

    07 January 2015

    Some $35.4 billion of green bonds were issued in 2014 – more than treble the previous year's figure, but short of estimates of $40 billion.