• How banks facilitate the sustainable transformation in emerging markets

    13 June 2023

    Christian Toben outlines the challenges faced by emerging markets as they transition towards a sustainable economy - and why financial institutions are part of the solution

  • Investors 'given free hand' to define sustainable investment under SFDR

    19 April 2023

    The European Commission has declined a request to define what constitutes a sustainable investment under SFDR, a decision which has split industry experts, Michael Hurley writes

  • Germany mandates 30-year green bond ahead of planned May issue

    11 May 2021

    Germany has mandated six banks as lead managers for its first 30-year green bond, expected to be issued later in May.

  • Telefonica Germany takes out €750m sustainability-linked loan

    19 December 2019

    Telefonica Germany has agreed a €750 million ($835 million) revolving credit facility with a syndicate of three banks, the margin on which will be determined by the company's performance on sustainability criteria.

  • Bond round-up: Societe Generale, Ferrovie, Posco, BKW Group and more...

    10 July 2019

    New York State Housing Finance Agency has issued a preliminary statement announcing its intention to issue two sustainability bonds amounting to $72.77 million and $9.6 million.

  • Chemicals company signs €400m sustainability-linked RCF

    18 April 2019

    Finland-based chemicals company Kemira has agreed a €400 million ($450 million) ‘sustainability-linked’ revolving credit facility (RCF).

  • Green bond round-up, 30 January

    30 January 2019

    Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica has made its debut in the green bond market, raising €1 billion in a five-year deal. It claims this is the first bond from an issuer in the telecoms sector.