• Environmental Finance Personality of the Year

    26 July 2011

    WINNER: Christopher Flensborg

  • Investors, advisors form Low Carbon Bond Group

    19 July 2011

    A group of investors and advisors have come together to promote the use of bond markets to finance low-carbon projects.

  • SEB bolsters green bonds team

    17 June 2011

    Swedish bank SEB, one of the pioneers of the environmental bonds market, has bulked up and formalised its sustainable products department in what its head describes as a vote of confidence in the sector.

  • Corporate green bonds in the pipeline, following flurry of issues

    09 June 2011

    Investment banks are preparing at least three sizeable corporate green bond issues, as interest in the asset class builds, while the last few weeks have seen a flurry of bonds sold by multilateral development banks.

  • Green policy can boost economic growth – OECD

    26 May 2011

    Green policies needn't jeopardise economic growth, instead they can boost prosperity and create jobs, according to the OECD.

  • IFC and World Bank launch green bonds

    24 May 2011

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has issued its third green bond, raising $135 million.

  • UK's green investment bank to start lending next year

    23 May 2011

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) will start lending in April next year, with a possible early emphasis on offshore wind, waste and energy efficiency, and with a legislative footing, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said today.

  • Nominations open for 2011 Environmental Finance awards

    19 May 2011

    Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance are seeking nominations for this year's awards, including new categories for green bonds and sustainable forestry.

  • EBRD launches third environmental bond

    19 May 2011

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched its third environmental sustainability bond, bringing its total issuance since December 2010 to €29 million ($41.4 million).

  • Waiting on supply

    04 April 2011

    IETA's Simone Ruiz set out one blueprint for green bonds at the recent inaugural Environmental Bonds conference in London. Mark Nicholls reports