• 20% of Hong Kong companies sustainability compliant

    11 July 2019

    Only 20% of Hong Kong's largest companies have good compliance with international sustainability guidelines, according to Standard Ethics.

  • Green bond round-up, 21 Nov

    21 November 2018

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

  • A record breaking $93bn of green bonds issued in 2016

    20 January 2017

    The green bond market returned to explosive growth in 2016, as a spurt of activity in China saw the value of issuance more than double to $93 billion.

  • France set to issue largest ever green bond

    10 January 2017

    France is set to issue what is likely to be the largest ever green bond with its inaugural sovereign offering, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • 50 shades of green bonds - and 50 ways of assessing them

    29 December 2016

    Ratings agencies have weighed into the green bond market in the past year, adding to the raft of existing tools for assessing bonds. Where is this increasingly crowded marketplace heading, asks Peter Cripps

  • Green bond comment: November

    07 December 2016

    November has been a blockbuster month for the green bond market, with multiple record breaking issues.

  • Green bond market doubles to $84bn

    02 December 2016

    Green bond issuance has doubled last year's total to reach a record breaking $84 billion, thanks in part to a giant green bond issued by China's Bank of Communications (BoCom), Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • Chinese bank in largest ever green bond deal

    30 November 2016

    A major Chinese bank has issued a RMB30 billion ($4.4 billion) green bond, making it the largest green bond issued in a single transaction.Chinese bank in largest ever green bond deal

  • Hareon Solar expands in China, India and Turkey

    27 August 2014

    Hareon Solar Technology, one of the largest solar energy companies in China, has signed a series of deals to develop photovoltaic (PV) power plants in China, India and Turkey.