• Giant Australian wind projects get dual financing boost

    22 December 2017

    A pair of onshore wind farms in Australia with a combined 959MW of planned capacity have agreed financing deals with a host of major banks and telecommunications companies.

  • Green bonds, Chinese style

    01 March 2017

    China was the big story in the green bond market in 2016, with $30.5 billion issued in the year, accounting for nearly a third of global issuance. Carole Ross reveals the idiosyncrasies of this unique market and where the opportunities lie for Western investors.

  • Qingdao issues China's third domestic green bond

    14 March 2016

    Bank of Qingdao (BQD) has issued the first two tranches of its RMB8 billion ($1.5 billion) green bond programme, raising RMB4 billion.

  • Biggest ever green bond launches

    27 January 2016

    The biggest ever green bond was issued today, raising RMB20 billion ($3.03 billion).

  • Chinese bank to issue RMB50bn in green bonds

    21 January 2016

    A Chinese commercial bank has gained regulatory approval to issue up to RMB50 billion ($7.6 billion) of green bonds, according to a document filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

  • ICBC 'mulling green bond issue'

    02 November 2015

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is considering becoming one of the first Chinese issuers of a green bond, in a transaction that could raise some $300 million.

  • ABC green bond four times oversubscribed

    14 October 2015

    Agricultural Bank of China has become Asia's largest green bond issuer, with an inaugural $995 million offering that was four-times oversubscribed.

  • Green bonds market sees summer slow-down despite key deals

    02 October 2015

    The green bond market has seen a drought of issuance in the third quarter of 2015, according to new data from Environmental Finance.

  • Green bond comment - July 2015

    29 July 2015

    There is no sign that the green bond market has gone off for an early summer break.

  • China's Goldwind prices $300m green bond

    16 July 2015

    Chinese renewables giant Goldwind has priced a $300 million green bond, marking the country's much-anticipated entry into the market.