Winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Bond Awards 2020
Environmental Finance's Bond Awards were expanded again this year to reflect the growth and evolution of the green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond markets and to include the nascent GSS loan market.
CBA, Samsung and Bayer dropped from DJSI World index
S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM have excluded Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), Samsung Electronics and healthcare company Bayer from the widely-followed Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World).
Allianz, KB Financial and Westpac named sustainability leaders
German insurer Allianz, Korean bank KB Financial and Australia's Westpac Banking Corp are the top financial sector performers in terms of corporate sustainability, according to Swiss asset manager RobecoSAM.
Green bond round-up, 19 July 2017
Brookfield Renewable Partners, a Canadian clean energy company, has issued its inaugural green bond, raising $475 milllion.
Green bond comment: April was all about innovation and infrastructure
April was a solid month for green bond issuance, raising some $5.6 billion. That figure is up on the $5.3 billion for the same month last year, mainly thanks to a RMB15000 ($2.2 billion) from Bank of Beijing, the biggest Chinese green bond of the year.
Green bonds round up, 22 March 2017
French rail operator SNCF Reseau is gearing up to issue its second green bond.
Green bonds round-up
Colombia-based financial services provider Bancolombia has issued the country's first green bond, raising COP1.5 billion ($115 million) from the sole investor, International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Tool invented to assess water risk in corporate bonds
A tool launched today will make it easier for investors to incorporate water risk into their corporate bond credit risk analysis.