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  • Paris rebrands its sustainable finance initiative as Finance for Tomorrow

    16 June 2017

    An initiative aiming to position Paris as a global leader in green finance has been rebranded to give it fresh impetus.

  • GBPs appoint first Chinese member of executive committee

    15 June 2017

    Bank of China has become the first Chinese player to join the executive committee of the Green Bond Principles (GBPs).

  • Utilities that are renewables leaders have competitive advantage - S&P

    12 June 2017

    European utilities companies that are market leaders in renewables have a clear competitive advantage as the sector transforms, according to a report by S&P.

  • Japan to issue a 'deluge' of green bonds in 2017

    08 May 2017

    Japanese green bond issuance is set to take off in 2017, having grabbed the attention of local capital markets, according to one second opinion provider recently established in the country.

  • EDF and Amundi partner on energy efficiency fund

    31 March 2017

    French utility Électricité de France (EDF)has partnered with Amundi to launch an energy efficiency fund targeting up to €2 billion ($2.14 billion.

  • EDP emissions reduction plan approved by Science-Based Targets

    27 February 2017

    Portuguese utility EDP's emissions reduction plan has been confirmed as in-line with the Paris Agreement goal of keeping global warming well below 2°C, by NGO Science-Based Targets (SBT).

  • Green Bond market hits $200bn

    17 February 2017

    The green bond market has raised more than $200 billion, according to data from Environmental Finance's Green Bond Database.

  • Green Bond Round Up - 23 January 2017

    23 January 2017

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a SEK3 billion ($337 million) green bond, its first of 2017.

  • Allianz makes third US wind farm investment

    17 January 2017

    Allianz Capital Partners, the alternative asset manager of German insurer Allianz, has made its third tax equity investment in a US wind farm, with an undisclosed sum invested in the 184MW Kelly Creek project in Illinois.

  • EDF prices benchmark euro denominated green bond

    06 October 2016

    EDF has priced its third and largest green bond, raising €1.75 billion ($1.95 billion).