• EDF eyes impact bond for Louisiana wetlands project

    17 July 2017

    Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), a US advocacy group, is working on the design of an 'environmental impact bond' (EIB) to finance a coastal wetlands restoration project in Louisiana.

  • DC Water launches privately placed Environmental Impact Bond

    03 October 2016

    DC Water has launched what it claims is the first bond issued by a US entity that links interest payments to the performance of underlying green assets.

  • Impact investment fund reaches first close

    15 September 2016

    A carbon fund that will help provide clean energy and water to impoverished households has reached a first close.

  • Gold Standard announces first deals under version 3.0

    14 April 2016

    The Gold Standard certification organisation has announced the first two transactions under the third iteration of its carbon credit standards, even though the revised standards have yet to be finalised.

  • African Renewable Energy Fund raises $100m

    13 March 2014

    The African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF), which focuses on renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, reached a first close yesterday, as it raised $100 million to invest in small- to medium-sized independent power producers.