• Green Climate Fund makes $892m commitments

    06 October 2017

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has committed $500 million to a pilot programme that will finance REDD+ emissions reductions projects, and $392 million to fund another 11 climate finance projects in developing countries.

  • GCF rehabilitating hydro is 'shameful' - NGO

    11 April 2017

    The Green Climate Fund's (GCF) decision to rehabilitate a Soviet era dam in Tajikistan has been labelled 'shameful' by one senior analyst.

  • People Moves: Mainstream, Manulife, EBRD

    04 November 2016

    Mainstream Renewable Power has appointed James McGinnis as chief executive officer (CEO) to run its newly created financing and investment arm, Mainstream Renewable Capital.

  • EF BRIEFS: Impax; CBL Markets; Urban development

    19 October 2016

    Impax Asset Management has completed the sale of a 107.7MW portfolio of wind farms in Finland to German insurer Allianz. The sale price was not disclosed.

  • EBRD issues its biggest ever green bond

    14 July 2016

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has priced its largest ever green bond, in an issue that was upsized to $650 million.

  • Green bonds turn social

    01 June 2016

    With a slew of 'sustainability' bonds coming to market in recent weeks, Sophie Robinson-Tillett looks at what the trend – and an imminent set of Social Bond Principles – means for the green bond market


    11 May 2016

    The Financial Stability Board's Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures has extended its feedback period until the end of the month.

  • EF Briefs: EBRD's green bond; Bluefield's solar deal

    23 December 2015

    EBRD issues IDR700bn green bond

  • Banking climate principles to be launched next week

    03 December 2015

    A new set of climate changes principles for the banking industry are set to be launched on Monday, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Development banks issue updated guide to help green bond issuers with impact reporting

    02 December 2015

    A group of development banks has published updated impact reporting guidelines for green bond issuers, saying that the market is the "litmus test" for wider climate finance.