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  • Enel returns to sustainability-linked bonds with €1.75bn deal

    17 January 2024

    The biggest issuer of sustainability-linked bonds (SLB) has returned to the market after nearly a year's absence.

  • Biodiversity Insight 2024 published

    17 January 2024

    Environmental Finance has published its Biodiversity Insight 2024, featuring articles about how investors are incorporating biodiversity risks into their decisions and identifying investments to protect and restore nature.

  • France raises record €8bn from new green bond

    16 January 2024

    France has raised €8 billion ($8.8 billion) from a new green bond in the largest ever debut deal from the long-standing sovereign issuer.

  • Kenya steps closer to 'attractive' sovereign green bond debut

    16 January 2024

    Kenya has taken a step closer to issuing its debut sovereign green bond after the government approved its framework, opening a path to becoming only the fifth African sovereign to issue a labelled sustainable bond.

  • Oman publishes first Gulf State sustainable finance framework

    15 January 2024

    The Sultanate of Oman has become the first Gulf sovereign to publish a framework which allows it to issue both green and social bonds and loans.

  • France launches €15bn green bond issuance plan

    15 January 2024

    France will issue a new 25-year green bond in "coming days", as it kicks off a potential €15 billion ($16.4 billion) issuance programme for 2024, according to the country's treasury department.

  • Euro, US dollar sustainable bond liquidity diverges in 2023

    12 January 2024

    The declining issuance of sustainable bonds in the US is leaving its mark on secondary market liquidity for the instruments, according to Barclays.

  • Sovereigns lead 2023 sustainable bond issuance back to growth

    10 January 2024

    Resurgent green bond issuance and record-breaking activity from governments edged the sustainable bond market back close to $1 trillion in 2023, Ahren Lester reports