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  • German sustainability investors considering climate change doubles

    31 May 2017

    The number of German sustainability-orientated investors considering climate change in their investment policies has more than doubled to 43%, up from 21% in 2016, according to a survey by Union Investment.

  • Green bonds round up, 22 March 2017

    22 March 2017

    French rail operator SNCF Reseau is gearing up to issue its second green bond.

  • NRW Bank to issue fourth green bond

    10 November 2016

    NRW Bank, the development agency of the German North Rhine-Westphalia federal state, has mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch and DZ Bank as joint-lead managers for a 10-year green bond.

  • Most investors fail to address climate change, despite awareness of risk

    09 August 2016

    Two-thirds of European institutional investors believe that "the objective of reducing greenhouse gases will impact the capital markets," yet the same percentage fail to address climate protection in their investment guidelines, according to a recent survey.

  • EF BRIEFS: IATA, DKB, Singapore Stock Exchange, Suzuki, TerraForm

    03 June 2016

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging governments to introduce a single global carbon offset mechanism to help tackle aviation emissions.

  • New York Green Bank strikes four deals

    13 May 2016

    New York's Green Bank (NYGB) has closed four deals that are expected to help lead to the creation of up to $220 million in clean energy projects across the state.

  • DKB bank launches green bond programme for renewables

    12 May 2016

    Germany's Deutsche Kredit Bank (DKB) is preparing to launch a green bond programme focused on renewable energy lending.

  • EIB issues its first green bond of 2016

    06 January 2016

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) got the green bond market to a flying start issuing €500 million ($536 million) notes.

  • Volkswagen warned to fasten seatbelt for ESG rating downgrades

    23 September 2015

    The emissions scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen (VW) has left the company staring down the barrel of a downgrade from some environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysts.

  • RET Capital makes its debut in wind with $239m financing deal

    15 July 2015

    Renewable Energy Trust (RET) Capital has branched out into the wind sector after closing a $238.6 million financing package for an operating site in California.