• GPIF to invest in more CAB bonds to boost standardisation

    02 July 2019

    Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is to invest in "larger amounts" of climate awareness bonds (CABs) and sustainability awareness bonds (SABs) from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and help boost standardisation, an EIB spokesman said.

  • Proposed green bond standard to 'safeguard' market growth

    18 June 2019

    The proposed EU green bond standard (EU GBS), released today, will 'safeguard' the growth of the green bond market by creating common and safe ground for issuance, delegates at Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income 2019 conference were told.

  • Bond round-up: SGP, ESB, EIB, and more...

    05 June 2019

    California's State Treasurer has called for the state to become a model issuer of green bonds, by setting stringent requirements to ensure that "green bonds marketed to investors truly are green".

  • Glennmont's third clean energy fund closes with €850m

    05 June 2019

    UK fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised €850 million ($957 million) at the final close of its third clean energy infrastructure fund, which it claims is the largest amount raised for a European green energy fund.

  • EIB partners with big name investors on clean energy fund

    29 May 2019

    A €100 million ($111 million) investment fund that aims "to bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market" has been launched by the European Commission, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and a private venture chaired by Bill Gates.

  • Japan Post Insurance adds PLN1bn CAB to its 'green' assets

    28 May 2019

    Japan Post Insurance has added to its growing volume of green investments, by agreeing a private placement of a PLN1 billion ($205.5 million) Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

  • People Moves: AAM, Morgan Stanley, AP1, Carbon Market Institute, Gold Standard, Ethic, Aviva Investors

    03 May 2019

    Aegon Asset Management (AAM) has hired two people for its responsible investment team.

  • Green Bond round-up – 10 April: Senvion, LG Chem, France's GROAT, ocean plastic bond, Toyota, Terna, EIB's new CAB, Peru, Luxembourg links with China

    10 April 2019

    South Korea-based chemicals manufacturer LG Chem has issued green bonds worth $1.56 billion to help finance production of electric vehicle (EV) batteries.

  • Banks eye opportunities in the circular economy

    21 December 2018

    Several recent initiatives suggest the financial sector is starting get to grips with the concept of a ‘circular economy’, says Graham Cooper

  • EIB plans fund to invest in 'circular bio-economy'

    19 November 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is seeking a fund manager for a new fund that will invest in companies developing innovative bio-economy projects.