• IADB leads MDB top-performers, E3G report finds

    10 May 2018

    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

    27 April 2018

    A sustainable forestry investment fund has raised about €30 million ($36 million) at first close.

  • An action plan for sustainable finance

    27 April 2018

    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

  • UK urged to issue sovereign green bond to plug EIB, GIB funding hole

    13 March 2018

    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

    12 March 2018

    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

    09 March 2018

    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

    19 February 2018

    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

    17 January 2018

    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

    13 December 2017

    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.