Green bonds round-up, 16 January
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
US real estate company Boston Properties has raised $1 billion from its inaugural green bond.
Green bonds round-up, 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.