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  • Assuring Green Bonds

    01 May 2014

    As the green bond market rapidly scales up, assurance will play a vital role in preserving its integrity, argue Pernille Holtedahl, Matthew Jones and Douglas Farquhar

  • Jun Yang issues HK$190 million green bond

    30 April 2014

    Jun Yang Solar has issued a HK$190 million ($25 million) green bond.

  • A matter of principles: Editor's view point

    25 April 2014

    With the value of green bond issues forecast to rise to $25 billion in 2014, compared with last year's record-breaking $11.4 billion, there are signs that the market is finally starting to realise some of its enormous potential.

  • Citi beats climate change finance target, plans new goal

    24 April 2014

    US bank Citi claims to have directed $53.9 billion to activities that mitigate climate change between 2007 and the end of last year. This means it is three years ahead of its self-imposed target of $50 billion over ten years. It is now developing a new target to spur further environmental financing, the bank said.

  • Creating the Green Bond Principles

    22 April 2014

    The launch of the Green Bond Principles are seen by many as a catalyst in a market that is already experiencing exponential growth. How will the principles help and how might they evolve, asks Peter Cripps

  • World Bank launches first green bond in Australia

    16 April 2014

    The World Bank has today launched its first green bond on the Australian market, raising AU$300 million ($281 million).

  • Arise launches SEK1.1 bn green bond

    16 April 2014

    Wind farm developer Arise has issued an SEK 1.1 billion ($16.7 million) green bond, securitised by revenue from 10 wind farms in southern Sweden.

  • Île-de-France increases size of green bond due to strong demand

    16 April 2014

    Regional French government, Île-de-France attracted such a high level of demand for its latest green bond that it raised the target from €350 million ($483 million) to €600 million at the last minute

  • SocGen launches green bond service

    15 April 2014

    Societe Generale has today launched a 'green bond initiative' that will see it combine the expertise of its socially responsible investment and debt capital markets teams to allow it "to offer a fully-fledged service to clients".

  • 12 more banks sign up to Green Bond Principles

    14 April 2014

    Twelve banks have added their support to the recently formed Green Bond Principles (GBPs), taking the number of signatories to 25.