• Green bonds round-up, 23 January

    23 January 2019

    Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has issued its second green bond, raising CAD500 million ($375 million).

  • 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).

  • Top lead managers of 2018 predict buoyant green, social and sustainability bond market

    15 January 2019

    The biggest underwriters in the green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond market in 2018 have predicted a strong year of issuance.

  • Green bond round-up, 9 January 2019

    09 January 2019

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued its first EUR-denominated green bond, worth €600 million ($684 million).

  • Henkel signs €1.5bn sustainability-linked loan

    17 December 2018

    Chemical and consumer goods company Henkel has signed a €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) loan, which will pay interest at a rate tied to the company’s performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

  • Green Bonds round-up, 12 December

    12 December 2018

    Swedish bank SEB has predicted that total green bond issuance could reach $240 billion in 2019, despite the market moving "sideways" this year.

  • The argument for green bonds from 'pureplays'

    05 December 2018

    Bond issuers that make 100% of their revenues from green activities should be considered as being in compliance with the Green Bond Principles, argues Suzanne Buchta

  • Green bonds round-up, 14 November 2018

    14 November 2018

    Netherlands-based ING Group has completed a dual-tranche green bond worth $2.96 billion, making it the largest Europe-based financial institution issuer of green bonds.

  • IBRD marks 10 years of green bonds with $1.2bn issue

    14 November 2018

    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, has issued two benchmark green bonds to mark the tenth anniversary of its entry into the market in 2008.

  • Green bond market breaks half-a-trillion-dollar barrier

    13 November 2018

    Total green bond issuance has smashed through the $500 billion barrier, marking a significant milestone for the 11-year-old market, data from Environmental Finance’s database reveals.