• Schroders: Companies who miss SLB targets may not be investable

    17 April 2023

    Sustainable investors might shun companies that miss targets in their sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs), an executive at Schroders has warned.

  • ESG in Fixed Income EMEA 2023 - early bird ends this Friday

    14 March 2023

    The early bird rate for Environmental Finance's annual ESG in Fixed Income EMEA conference will end this Friday, so register now to save 20%

  • Berlin Hyp readies first social bond

    02 May 2022

    German real estate lender Berlin Hyp is preparing to issue its maiden social bond, shortly after the prolific sustainable bond issuer described social debt as the "missing link" in its sustainable financing.

  • Berlin Hyp: Pushing bond innovation despite regulatory frustration

    18 April 2022

    After issuing its award-winning sustainability-linked bond in 2021, Berlin Hyp continues to look for opportunities to innovate in sustainable finance. Ahren Lester reports

  • Bonds round-up: Scotiabank, Berlin Hyp, San Diego, Bogota, Greenko

    17 July 2019

    Scotiabank issues inaugural green bond, Berlin Hyp returns with fourth Green Pfandbrief and more

  • Polish banks join European energy-efficient mortgage pilot scheme

    15 April 2019

    A European initiative to explore the benefits of offering favourable mortgage conditions for energy efficient homes has expanded into Poland.

  • Winners of Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 honoured by market

    02 April 2019

    The Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 feature several repeat winners alongside many new names, as 13 extra categories were added this year in response to the rapid growth of social and sustainability bonds.

  • Green bonds round-up, 17 October 2018

    17 October 2018

    German commercial bank Berlin Hyp has raised €500 million ($578 million) from its third green Pfandbrief. This takes the total green debt issued by the bank to €3 billion.

  • S&P expects 'significant' growth of green covered bond issues

    29 June 2018

    S&P Global Ratings sees a "significant" growth potential for the fledgling green covered bond market.

  • Green mortgage pilot scheme receives backing of major banks

    15 June 2018

    A pilot green mortgage scheme, backed by major European banks, aims to boost the growth of energy efficient buildings in Europe by establishing a standardised European framework and data gathering process.