IADB leads MDB top-performers, E3G report finds
The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) is one of the multilateral development banks (MDBs) leading the way in supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy, according to a report from E3G.
Irish sustainable forestry fund completes €30m first close
A sustainable forestry investment fund has raised about €30 million ($36 million) at first close.
An action plan for sustainable finance
The European Commission in March launched an ambitious action plan it hopes will catapult the European Union (EU) into the position of global leader for sustainable finance. Nick Roumpis reports
Aldo Romani named Personality of the Year in Environmental Finance's Green Bond Awards
Personality of the year - Aldo Romani
UK urged to issue sovereign green bond to plug EIB, GIB funding hole
The UK Government was urged to issue a sovereign green bond to help plug gaps in funding left by the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), according to Aldersgate Group.
NGO attacks 'non-additional' green bond market
Green bonds are not bringing the additionality required to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement, according to the 2° Investing Initiative.
Sustainable blue economy finance principles unveiled
A set of principles for blue finance that aim to support ocean health and investment has been unveiled.
ING and EIB create €300m facility for green shipping
ING has teamed up with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support green shipping investments with a €300 million ($371.5 million) facility.
Glennmont eyes €600m for third clean energy fund
Glennmont Partners hopes to raise €600 million ($732 million) for its latest fund to finance more than 500MW of clean energy investment opportunities across Europe.
$300m fund launched to combat land degradation
Mirova, the sustainable investment arm of French bank Natixis, has formally launched the Land Degradation Neutrality Fund (LDNF) which it has been developing with the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) since 2015.