Green bond round-up, 9 August 2017
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued its eighth green bond, raising $1.25 billion.
BlackRock takes 49% stake in 200MW Alterra wind project
Toronto-listed Alterra Power has sold a 49% stake in its 200MW Flat Top wind farm to a fund managed by BlackRock Real Assets. The price paid was not disclosed.
Green bond round-up, 7 June
Dutch public sector lender Nederlandse WaterschapsBank (NWB) has issued a €2 billion ($2.3 billion) affordable housing bond, its first in the social bond market.
NGO launches project to encourage sustainable fish finance
A new project to investigate the role of financial institutions in the global fishing industry, in particular the exploitation of wild fish stocks, is being planned by the NGO behind the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI).
CEFC backs green property fund with A$100m
Australia's green bank has invested A$100 million ($76 million) into a green property fund
California dreaming of return to green bond market?
The state of California hopes to launch a green bond in coming weeks to fund an agricultural project, Environmental Finance understands.
People Moves - Rabobank head of sustainability leaves to join ING
Rabobank's long-serving head of sustainability, Hans Biemans, has left the bank to join rival Dutch lender ING Bank.
UK's fifth carbon budget aims to reduce emissions by 57%
The UK has announced an ambitious target of cutting carbon emissions by 57% from their 1990 level in its fifth carbon budget.
FrieslandCampina upsizes green Schuldschein to €300m
Dairy company FrieslandCampina has priced and upsized its green Schuldschein, raising €300 million ($341 million).
Abengoa wins temporary reprieve from bankruptcy
Abengoa has won a temporary reprieve from bankruptcy after securing an agreement with 75% of its creditors, giving it seven months in which to restructure.