Green bonds turn social
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
EF BRIEFS: FSB, SPI Energy, TSKB, JLEN
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
EBRD issues IDR700bn green bond
Banking climate principles to be launched next week
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
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.
Politicians, business leaders propose 10-point action plan on global warming
A group of senior politicians and business leaders has called for action in ten key areas which, it believes, offer opportunities for "economically beneficial" action on climate change.
Development banks agree principles for measuring climate finance
The world's largest development banks have joined together to agree principles for measuring their financing of green projects.
F&C to ramp up its focus on climate change
F&C Investments is increasingly focusing its engagement activities on climate change and the stranded assets debate.
Jordan awards tenders for 200MW of renewables projects
Jordan has awarded contracts to 12 solar projects and two wind farms, totalling 200MW, in its first renewable energy tender.
CalSTRS sees threefold increase in green bond investment in 2014
California State Teachers' Retirement Systems (CalSTRS) has increased its investment into green bonds almost threefold in 2014.