• CBI, UN resilience taxonomy blueprint published

    20 June 2023
  • Colombia publishes 'milestone' national green taxonomy

    12 April 2022

    Colombia has become the first American country to publish a national 'green' taxonomy, with the list of sustainable activities also including a ground-breaking emphasis on land use.

  • Russia adopts national green taxonomy

    11 November 2021

    Russia has adopted its own national taxonomy of 'green' activities which has been designed to be broadly in line with the taxonomies already published by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) and EU.

  • CME launches 'first' sustainable derivatives clearing service

    21 September 2021

    Financial derivatives exchange operator CME is launching what is believed to be the first sustainable derivatives clearing service...

  • ECB market neutrality strategy review 'disappointing'

    04 August 2021

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has been criticised for a lack of urgency in its review of the 'market neutrality' principle...

  • First green bond to secure drinking water by buying forests proposed

    07 October 2020

    Central Arkansas Water (CAW) is preparing an innovative $31 million US municipal green bond, believed to be the first to buy and protect forests in order to secure clean drinking water.

  • World Bank launches EM green taxonomy development guidelines

    13 July 2020

    The World Bank has published a guide for Emerging Market (EM) financial regulators that outlines the process required to develop their own taxonomy on activities and assets that can be deemed 'green'.

  • Members of EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance announced

    13 June 2018

    The European Commission has announced the members of its Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.

  • S&P launches beefed-up green bond evaluation tool

    26 April 2017

    S&P Global has launched its long-awaited Green Evaluation Tool after beefing-up the list of mitigation projects it can assess.

  • Nigeria to hold green bond summit

    21 February 2017

    Nigeria is set to hold a green bond summit at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on 23 February, where the government hopes to speak with investors about its first green offering.