• GBPs launch resource centre

    03 November 2016

    The Green Bond Principles (GBPs) have officially launched a resource centre that aims to help investors more easily find relevant and standardised information on issues.

  • GRESB revises green bond guidelines as EDF launches energy efficiency standard

    05 October 2016

    The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) has revised its green bond guidelines one year after they were launched.

  • An analysis of the IFI framework on green bond impact reporting harmonisation

    08 July 2016

    The award-winning initiative from development banks has numerous subtle benefits for the market, argue Aldo Romani and Dominika Rosolowska

  • Green bonds in Asia - the challenges and opportunities

    27 June 2016

    The take-up of green bonds in Asia has been frustratingly slow, and there is no sign yet that companies are embracing the asset class en masse, argues Vicky Münzer-Jones

  • NIB and BNP Paribas join GBP ExCom

    24 June 2016

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and BNP Paribas have appointed to the executive committee (ExCom) of the Green Bond Principles (GBP).

  • Green Bond Principles revised to improve transparency

    16 June 2016

    Better reporting and more transparency are the key aims of the latest edition of the Green Bond Principles (GBP), the self-regulatory guidelines shaping the fast-growing market.

  • GBPs rule against 'pure-play green bonds'

    16 June 2016

    Pure-play companies - those that derive most or all of their revenues from green activities - should not automatically label their bonds as green, according to a clarification in the latest iteration of the Green Bond Principles (GBPs).

  • Green Bond Principles social bond annex revealed

    16 June 2016

    The Green Bond Principles (GPBs) has published a social bonds annex in the latest version of the voluntary guidelines.

  • GBPs 'are not evolving into standards'

    08 February 2016

    The body overseeing the Green Bond Principles (GBPs) has denied rumours that signatories are exploring the possibility of developing a set of standards, although it has emerged that five working groups have been set up to help guide their evolution.

  • Signatories to GBPs break through 100-mark

    28 October 2015

    The number of signatories to the Green Bond Principles (GBPs) has broken through the 100-mark, representing another milestone in the market's rapid growth.