• Unibail-Rodamco's €750m green bond 'could be first of many'

    21 February 2014

    Commercial real estate company Unibail-Rodamco hopes to repeatedly tap the green bond market after its inaugural €750 million issue was more than three-times oversubscribed.

  • EIB boosts size of Climate Awareness Bond to €2bn

    19 February 2014

    The European Investment Bank has increased the size of its euro-denominated Climate Awareness Bond by a further €500 million ($ 687 million) taking its total size to €2 billion.

  • SEB, BAML, Morgan Stanley top 2013 green bond underwriting league table

    24 January 2014

    SEB, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) and Morgan Stanley were the most active climate bond underwriters of 2013, according to a new league table of banks active in the rapidly growing market.

  • Banks back new transparency guidelines for green bond market

    13 January 2014

    A coalition of 13 major investment banks has backed a set of voluntary principles intended to encourage transparency and integrity in the fast-growing green bonds market.

  • UK Green Investment Bank in £250m waste-to-energy deal

    24 December 2013

    The UK's Green Investment Bank has helped finance a £250 million waste-to-energy plant.

  • Financial close reached for £760m UK waste-to-energy plant

    28 November 2013

    A UK resource management company and its investment partners have signed a £760 million ($1.2 billion) contract with a waste authority for a waste-to-energy project.

  • FMO raises €500m in first 'sustainability bond'

    07 November 2013

    Dutch development bank FMO has raised €500 million ($675.2 million) by issuing its first ever publicly offered 'sustainability bond'.

  • EIB aims for biggest ever green bond

    06 September 2013

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) aims to tap its €650 million ($856 million) Climate Awareness Bond, in a move that could make it the largest ever green bond.

  • EIB issues record-breaking €650m green bond

    12 July 2013

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a €650 million ($849.4 million) Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) – the largest ever green bond to be denominated in euros, and the first to use the EIB's ECoop framework.

  • Can green bonds go mainstream?

    20 June 2013

    The green bond market is on the march after the first billion-dollar issuance, but what is needed for the fledgling asset class to break into the mainstream, asks Elza Holmstedt Pell