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  • Poor investment landscape highlights perks of green bonds, says Berlin Hyp

    27 April 2015

    Green bonds are soaring in popularity because they offer non-financial perks to investors facing a low-yield environment says Berlin Hyp, following its inaugural issue today.

  • EIB in €250m climate bond tap at 'unprecedented pricing level'

    26 March 2015

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has again tapped one of its Climate Awareness Bonds (CAB), increasing its size to €1.25 billion ($1.4 billion).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NRW roadshows '€500m' green bond

    21 October 2014

    NRW.Bank is roadshowing a green bond that could raise €500 million ($638 million) – twice as much as its inaugural issue last year.

  • EIB issues 'landmark' €500m 12-year green bond

    04 September 2014

    The European Investment Bank has launched a "landmark" €500 million green bond, which has a 12-year tenor and could help open the market for longer-dated paper in the space.

  • EIB plans new euro Climate Awareness Bond [updated]

    04 September 2014

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a new euro-denominated benchmark green bond, this time with a 12-year tenor.

  • Tenaska agrees $450m loans for 150MW Californian solar plant

    16 June 2014

    Tenaska, a leading independent US energy company, has secured $450 million in bank loans to finance a 150MW solar power plant near El Centro in California.

  • 12 more banks sign up to Green Bond Principles

    14 April 2014

    Twelve banks have added their support to the recently formed Green Bond Principles (GBPs), taking the number of signatories to 25.