The EU 'should define brown investments, as well as green investments'
Defining a brown investment could be as important a task for the EU's sustainable finance action plan as defining a green investment, it was claimed.
Lombard Odier/AIM impact bond fund reveals environmental, social impacts
The Global Climate Bond fund, launched by Lombard Odier Investment Managers in partnership with Affirmative Investment Management (AIM), helped prevent emissions equivalent to 78,431 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) a year in 2017, as well as supporting 75MW of renewable energy and the treatment of 6,893m3 of wastewater.
EIB and World Bank join forces to boost green bond market
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and World Bank, issuers of the first green bonds in 2007 and 2008 respectively, plan to work together to help more companies, municipalities and other sub-national issuers bring such bonds to market.
Finance in Motion raises $60.2m for sustainable forestry fund
Impact asset manager Finance in Motion has announced the first close of its Arbaro sustainable forestry fund, having raised $60.2 million.
GIG claims success as it spreads its wings
The Green Investment Group has had a successful first year in the private sector, with significant expansion overseas, Ed Northam tells Peter Cripps.
Rabobank and EIB expand 'impact loan' programme to €600m
Rabobank is to make an additional €250 million ($293 million) available to 'environment-conscious' companies in the Netherlands, in the form of 'impact loans' with preferential interest rates.
Lessons from the Nordics
The Nordic countries are in the vanguard of the green bond market, leading the march in areas such as impact reporting. Michael Hurley asks what lessons the rest of the world can learn
Actiam New Member of the ICMA Executive Committee
The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) announced Foppe-Jan van der Meij of Actiam as its new member of the Executive Committee of the Green Bond Principles (GBP) at the annual meeting on 14 June 2018.
Green bond round-up, 25 May 2018
Electricity transmission operator TenneT successfully launched its eighth green bond, raising €1.25 billion ($1.5 billion).