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  • IFC issues RMB500m, London-listed green bond

    17 June 2014

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has issued a RMB500 million ($80 million) bond to support "climate-friendly" investments in emerging markets.

  • Arise prepares to float SEK1.1bn green bond

    17 June 2014

    Onshore wind developer Arise has applied to list its SEK1.1 billion green bond on the NASDAQ stock exchange.

  • Green bond market on the verge of smashing $20bn mark

    13 June 2014

    The green bond market is on the verge of seeing issuance for 2014 smash through the $20 billion mark, according to NGO the Climate Bonds Initiative.

  • Johannesburg taps green bond market

    05 June 2014

    The City of Johannesburg has become the second municipality this week to issue a green bond, after it raised R1.46 billion ($136 million).

  • Gothenburg issues SEK1.8bn green bond

    03 June 2014

    The City of Gothenburg in Sweden raised SEK1.8 billion ($273 million) when it returned to the green bond market today.

  • Corporate green bond issuance to hit $20bn in 2014, predicts S&P

    21 May 2014

    The value of corporate green bond issues is set to grow to $20 billion in 2014, a new report from Standard & Poor's has predicted.

  • EIB's latest 'tap' of Climate Awareness Bond takes total to €2.6bn

    15 May 2014

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued another €350 million ($480 million) 'tap' of its euro-denominated Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) maturing in November 2019, taking the total outstanding to €2.6 billion.

  • US retail trust taps green bond market for first time

    14 May 2014

    Regency Centers is thought to be the first US real estate investment trust (REIT) to issue a publicly traded green bond, raising money to fund 'green' shopping centres.

  • GDF Suez issues record breaking €2.5bn green bond

    13 May 2014

    GDF Suez has issued a record breaking €2.5 billion ($3.4 billion) green bond in a transaction that was three-times oversubscribed despite being upsized to meet greater than expected demand.

  • GDF Suez 'to issue its first green bond'

    06 May 2014

    GDF Suez is reportedly marketing a benchmark-sized green bond.