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  • Prime Energy launches 'first' Rwandan green bond

    14 March 2024
  • Iceland raises €750m from sovereign green bond debut

    14 March 2024

    Iceland has raised €750 million ($820 million) from its inaugural sovereign green bond, with the debut deal more than nine times oversubscribed.

  • Nature-positive investments still searching for a 'natural home' at Zurich

    14 March 2024

    Green bonds are an "easy play" for investors looking for nature-positive investments, according to Zurich - but the "natural home" among financial asset classes for natural capital investments remains unclear.

  • Green bond funds swing back to black in 2023

    13 March 2024

    2023 saw the growing sustainable bond fund market make positive returns after a torrid two years, with forecasts of another strong year to come. Ahren Lester reports

  • Sovereigns likely to choose debt-for-nature swaps over 'blue bonds'

    13 March 2024

    Large sovereign 'blue bonds' are likely to remain "uncommon" in the market despite sustainable marine and water-focused activities being prominent for governments, senior market participants told an Environmental Finance event.

  • Bond round-up: Al Rajhi Bank, Telefonica, Ontario ... and more

    13 March 2024
  • Bond round-up: Mazda, Raizen, Emirate of Sharjah ... and more

    06 March 2024
  • Impact bonds to benefit from 'favourable' regulatory landscape in 2024, Insight Investment predicts

    05 March 2024

    Impact bonds should benefit from a "more favourable" interest rate environment in 2024, as the market and regulatory landscape matures, predicted David McNeil, head of responsible investment research at Insight Investment.

  • Sustainable bond fund assets hit $41bn record

    01 March 2024

    Investor appetite for sustainable bond funds has sent the market to record highs in 2023, with expectations of more to come in 2024. Ahren Lester reports

  • Phasing out fossil fuels requires new transition-away products, says Natixis

    01 March 2024

    Innovative financial tools and products are needed to 'transition away' from fossil fuels and exit 'brown' activities, said Natixis CIB.