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  • Spain's ICO to join Clean Oceans Initiative

    22 October 2019

    Spanish development bank, Instituto de Credito Oficial, has commitment to join the Clean Oceans Initiative which aims to finance €2 billion ($2.2 billion) of projects targeting marine pollution, particularly plastic waste.

  • Latest GCF meeting commits $266.9m across 10 projects

    09 July 2019

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has agreed to invest $266.9 million in 10 more projects in emerging markets. Alongside co-financing, the commitments will see over $1.4 billion invested for low-emission, climate-resilient development.

  • Pimco, AfDB, Iberdrola and ING elected to GBP executive committee

    13 June 2019

    US investment management giant Pimco and Dutch bank ING are among four institutions to have been elected to the executive committee of the Green Bond Principles (GBPs) and Social Bond Principles (SBPs).

  • BlackRock-backed blended finance climate fund awarded grant

    10 April 2019

    A grant has been awarded to help develop an ‘unprecedented’ blended finance initiative aiming to scale up investment in emerging market climate infrastructure.

  • Green Bond round-up – 10 April: Senvion, LG Chem, France's GROAT, ocean plastic bond, Toyota, Terna, EIB's new CAB, Peru, Luxembourg links with China

    10 April 2019

    South Korea-based chemicals manufacturer LG Chem has issued green bonds worth $1.56 billion to help finance production of electric vehicle (EV) batteries.

  • New report aims to help companies disclose physical climate risks

    01 June 2018

    The disclosure of physical climate risks has received less attention than reporting transition climate risks, it was claimed at the launch of a report that aims to help redress the balance.

  • IADB leads MDB top-performers, E3G report finds

    10 May 2018

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) is one of the multilateral development banks (MDBs) leading the way in supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy, according to a report from E3G.

  • $300m fund launched to combat land degradation

    13 December 2017

    Mirova, the sustainable investment arm of French bank Natixis, has formally launched the Land Degradation Neutrality Fund (LDNF) which it has been developing with the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) since 2015.

  • Green bonds round-up, 22 November 2017

    22 November 2017

    Manulife has issued its first green bond which, as well as being the first from a life insurance company, is also the first Canadian issue to be certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative.