• Green bonds round-up, 16 January

    16 January 2019

    Italian energy company Enel has returned to the green bond market, with its third such deal, raising €1 billion ($1.1 billion).

  • Top lead managers of 2018 predict buoyant green, social and sustainability bond market

    15 January 2019

    The biggest underwriters in the green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond market in 2018 have predicted a strong year of issuance.

  • Green bond round-up, 9 January 2019

    09 January 2019

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued its first EUR-denominated green bond, worth €600 million ($684 million).

  • Credit Agricole closes first Chinese green loan

    09 January 2019

    Credit Agricole CIB’s China subsidiary has closed a green loan with EDF Lingbao worth RMB122 million ($18 million), marking the bank’s first such deal in the country.

  • Green Bonds round-up, 28 November

    28 November 2018

    France's state-owned postal company La Poste saw its inaugural €500 million ($564 million) green bond attract orders amounting to more than €2.1 billion.

  • EDF signs €4bn ESG-indexed revolving credit facility

    28 November 2018

    French electricity utility EDF has signed a green revolving credit facility (RCF) worth €4 billion ($4.5 billion), for which the payments will depend on sustainability-related performance indicators.

  • French banks boost coal financing by 52% after COP21

    27 November 2018

    French banks have increased their coal financing by 52% following the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement.

  • French insurers’ climate-related disclosures mostly ‘difficult to understand’, says WWF

    26 November 2018

    French insurers' climate-related disclosures have improved, but the information is still often inaccessible and difficult to understand, according to research by WWF France.

  • Green bond round-up, 21 Nov

    21 November 2018

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

  • Green bonds round-up, 14 November 2018

    14 November 2018

    Netherlands-based ING Group has completed a dual-tranche green bond worth $2.96 billion, making it the largest Europe-based financial institution issuer of green bonds.