• SEB remains top green bond underwriter in Q2, but HSBC and Natixis make gains

    20 August 2014

    SEB retained its place as the leading green bond underwriter in the second quarter of 2014, while HSBC and Natixis surged up the rankings helped by some blockbuster issues.

  • Green bonds reach the tipping point

    22 July 2014

    A surge of corporate issues is supporting a bullish mood in the environmental bond market, says Graham Cooper

  • KfW makes debut in green bond market with record €1.5bn issue

    15 July 2014

    German development bank KfW has issued its first green bond – a €1.5 billion ($2.0 billion) offering which it claims is the largest ever single issue.

  • Germany's KfW commits to green bond issues

    08 July 2014

    German development bank KfW is planning to issue a series of green bonds, starting with a €500 million - €1 billion ($680 million - $1.4 billion) issue later this year.

  • Is GDF's green bond issue really green?

    03 July 2014

    The proceeds of GDF Suez's €2.5 billion green bond will help finance a Brazilian dam that Ryan Brightwell and Zachary Hurwitz argue will damage the environment

  • Hera's €500m green bond is three-times oversubscribed

    27 June 2014

    A €500 million green bond, believed to be Italy's first, was three-times oversubscribed when it was issued this week.

  • Support for Green Bond Principles continues to grow

    25 June 2014

    The Green Bond Principles has seen its membership grow in size to nearly 50 in recent months, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • Utility mulls Italy's 'first green bond issue'

    19 June 2014

    An Italian utility will next week host a roadshow to test investor demand for the country's first green bond.

  • GDF Suez issues record breaking €2.5bn green bond

    13 May 2014

    GDF Suez has issued a record breaking €2.5 billion ($3.4 billion) green bond in a transaction that was three-times oversubscribed despite being upsized to meet greater than expected demand.

  • GDF Suez 'to issue its first green bond'

    06 May 2014

    GDF Suez is reportedly marketing a benchmark-sized green bond.