• KPMG to start assuring green bonds

    28 August 2014

    Auditing giant KPMG plans to start assessing green bond issues, Environmental Finance has learnt.

  • Arise plans return to green bond market with SEK350m issue

    26 August 2014

    Swedish wind farm developer Arise is planning to issue an SEK350 million green bond in a deal that would see it refinance an existing bond.

  • World Bank sells $12m green bond to Merrill Lynch clients

    21 August 2014

    The World Bank has sold a $12 million green bond exclusively to clients of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.

  • SEB remains top green bond underwriter in Q2, but HSBC and Natixis make gains

    20 August 2014

    SEB retained its place as the leading green bond underwriter in the second quarter of 2014, while HSBC and Natixis surged up the rankings helped by some blockbuster issues.

  • First green bond issued for Peru

    14 August 2014

    Peru has seen its first green bond come to the market, issued by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

  • Bond investors ponder fifty shades of green

    12 August 2014

    Recent green bond issues have attracted mainstream as well as committed 'socially responsible' investors. But their views on what qualifies as 'green' can differ dramatically, as Graham Cooper reports

  • NRG Yield closes $500m green bond

    08 August 2014

    NRG Yield has closed its green bond, after selling $500 million of notes to institutional investors.

  • Los Angeles issues PACE bond for energy efficiency upgrades

    08 August 2014

    Los Angeles has issued a $6.86 million bond to finance energy efficiency upgrades at a hotel in the county.

  • Biomass firm hopes to tap green bond market by the end of year

    07 August 2014

    A recently floated biomass firm plans to issue a labelled green bond by the end of the year, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Green Bonds: an investor's perspective

    05 August 2014

    As green bonds catch the eye of mainstream investors, Jupiter's Rhys Petheram gives his views on the emerging asset class – and how rating agencies could step up their work in this space to help define what is green.