• NRW ups sustainability bond to €750m

    06 March 2015

    The German State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) has increased its sustainability bond by 50% due to its popularity with investors.

  • EIB issues €400m tap of Climate Awareness Bond with negative yield

    24 February 2015

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has further expanded its range of green bonds, with its first issue offering a negative yield.

  • Roadshow ahead for €500m German sustainability bond with 'green' focus

    18 February 2015

    A German state hopes to issue a €500 million ($569 million) 'sustainability bond' with a focus on green investment.

  • EIB claims 'significant evolution' in green bond market after €250m 'tap'

    26 January 2015

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has tapped one of its Climate Awareness Bonds (CABs) for a further €250 million ($281 million) – in a move it says offers greater liquidity to the market.

  • World Bank issues first green bond in Indian rupees

    23 January 2015

    The World Bank has issued its first green bond in Indian rupees.

  • Green bond pioneer reflects on record-breaking year

    16 January 2015

    SEB held on to its position as top green bond underwriter in 2014. Christopher Flensborg tells Peter Cripps how he plans to remain a "thought leader" in the emerging market

  • SEB clings on to green bond underwriting crown for 2014

    15 January 2015

    Scandinavian bank SEB narrowly maintained its position as leading underwriter in the green bond market in 2014, new figures have revealed.

  • How to ensure the ESG credentials of green bonds

    08 January 2015

    Green bonds should not focus on just one environmental factor, but should take broader environmental, social and governance considerations into account, argues Marcio Viegas

  • A review of the green bond market in 2014

    18 December 2014

    The green bond market trebled in size in 2014 - but who were the big winners and can the breakneck speed of expansion continue, asks Peter Cripps

  • Four US banks veto Australian coal port

    30 October 2014

    Four major US investment banks have ruled out investing in a $26.5 billion coal export project near the Great Barrier Reef, following in the footsteps of five European counterparts.