• 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Solar key to universal electricity access by 2025, says AfDB

    13 July 2017

    Expansion of solar energy across Africa is key to the continent achieving its goal of universal access to electricity by 2025, as it is cheaper to run and takes less time to get operational than traditional sources of energy, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB).

  • Green bond round-up, 19 April 2017

    19 April 2017

    The Nigerian government has announced that it is delaying the launch of its inaugural sovereign green bond until after its 2017 budget is passed.

  • Green Bonds Round Up - 18 January 17

    18 January 2017

    Danish public sector lender KommuneKredit is gearing up to launch a benchmark-sized euro-denominated green bond in the second quarter of this year.

  • Green bonds round-up

    30 November 2016

    California-based Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing company Ygrene will issue a securitised PACE green bond every quarter, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • Helping cities in developing countries benefit from the green bond market

    05 September 2016

    There are numerous ways in which cities in the 'global South' can tap into the green bond market, argues Padraig Oliver