• Forging a united front: UK regulators take steps to combat greenwashing

    29 March 2024

    It is likely only a matter of time before we start to see greenwashing litigation claims being brought against corporates in the UK, write Chris Warren-Smith, Carl Valenstein and Michelle Page

  • DBS to receive low-cost sustainable loans from PBOC

    09 February 2023
  • An update on ESG regulation in Japan

    29 December 2022

    The Japanese government published several reports and guidance documents in 2021 and 2022, which provided the first insight into how it intends to address ESG, says Tomoko Fuminaga

  • PBOC launches green lending tool

    09 November 2021

    The People's Bank of China (PBoC) has launched a green financing tool to help boost the country's slowing economy.

  • Green bonds round-up, 16 January

    16 January 2019

    Italian energy company Enel has returned to the green bond market, with its third such deal, raising €1 billion ($1.1 billion).

  • Green bond round-up, 21 Nov

    21 November 2018

    US real estate company Boston Properties has raised $1 billion from its inaugural green bond.

  • Green bond round-up, 6 June 2018

    06 June 2018

    The Bank of China (BoC) has issued one green and one sustainability bond at the same time, marking the first dual issuance of this sort.

  • Green bonds, Chinese style

    01 March 2017

    China was the big story in the green bond market in 2016, with $30.5 billion issued in the year, accounting for nearly a third of global issuance. Carole Ross reveals the idiosyncrasies of this unique market and where the opportunities lie for Western investors.

  • Green Bond market hits $200bn

    17 February 2017

    The green bond market has raised more than $200 billion, according to data from Environmental Finance's Green Bond Database.

  • EF BRIEFS: BRICS, Impax, Hubei, BoCom

    30 March 2016

    The BRICS development bank will issue RMB3 billion ($463 million) of green bonds in the Chinese market as part of its first funding round, it has confirmed.