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  • Swedish insurer snaps up African green bond

    24 February 2014

    SPP, a Swedish pensions and insurance provider owned by Storebrand, was the sole buyer of a SEK 1 billion ($153 million) green bond issue from the African Development Bank (AfDB).

  • Unibail-Rodamco's €750m green bond 'could be first of many'

    21 February 2014

    Commercial real estate company Unibail-Rodamco hopes to repeatedly tap the green bond market after its inaugural €750 million issue was more than three-times oversubscribed.

  • Hannon Armstrong plans more bonds this year, eyes public placements

    19 February 2014

    Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital is planning public offerings of asset-backed securities, after it completed a privately-placed transaction last year.

  • EIB boosts size of Climate Awareness Bond to €2bn

    19 February 2014

    The European Investment Bank has increased the size of its euro-denominated Climate Awareness Bond by a further €500 million ($ 687 million) taking its total size to €2 billion.

  • Bond investors fix their sights on ESG

    17 February 2014

    Investors are beginning to extend responsible investment principles from their listed equity portfolios into fixed income. But the asset class poses particular challenges. Mark Nicholls reports

  • Robins to leave HSBC to spearhead UNEP Inquiry

    28 January 2014

    Nick Robins is to step down as head of HSBC's Climate Change Centre to help lead a United Nations Environment Programme inquiry into how to green the world's economy.

  • Green bond issues to 'at least double' this year, says HSBC

    28 January 2014

    Green bond issues are set to double to around $25 billion this year, on the back of strong momentum in January and a surge of activity in 2013, HSBC has forecast.

  • SEB, BAML, Morgan Stanley top 2013 green bond underwriting league table

    24 January 2014

    SEB, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) and Morgan Stanley were the most active climate bond underwriters of 2013, according to a new league table of banks active in the rapidly growing market.

  • Q&A: Marcel Jeucken, managing director of responsible investment at PGGM Investments

    21 January 2014
  • Q&A: Brian Rice, portfolio manager sustainability investments at CalSTRS

    21 January 2014

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