• Bond round-up: IBRD, UK, CaixaBank and ... more

    07 February 2024
  • Sovereigns lead 2023 sustainable bond issuance back to growth

    10 January 2024

    Resurgent green bond issuance and record-breaking activity from governments edged the sustainable bond market back close to $1 trillion in 2023, Ahren Lester reports

  • IBRD launches first sustainable development bond impact report

    15 May 2020

    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has published its first impact report covering all bond issuances and the entire portfolio of IBRD's development activities.

  • Bonds round-up: Nidec, CNP Assurances, Citycon, Ygrene, World Bank, munis ... and others

    27 November 2019
  • Bonds round-up: BART, KfW, San Diego, Mitsui, IBRD, EDC, Ottawa

    07 August 2019

    San Francisco BART raises $644m, KfW issues its first HK$ denominated green bond and more

  • GPIF to invest in more CAB bonds to boost standardisation

    02 July 2019

    Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is to invest in "larger amounts" of climate awareness bonds (CABs) and sustainability awareness bonds (SABs) from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and help boost standardisation, an EIB spokesman said.

  • Green Bond round-up – 10 April: Senvion, LG Chem, France's GROAT, ocean plastic bond, Toyota, Terna, EIB's new CAB, Peru, Luxembourg links with China

    10 April 2019

    South Korea-based chemicals manufacturer LG Chem has issued green bonds worth $1.56 billion to help finance production of electric vehicle (EV) batteries.

  • GPIF invests in its first green bonds

    09 April 2019

    Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has bought its first green bonds, snapping up a $500 million deal from the World Bank Group.

  • Green bond round-up: ICO, Klabin, Reykjavik Energy, Midsummer, IBRD, Fabege, Housing New Zealand, Argosy Property and Vasakronan

    03 April 2019

    Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), a state-owned Spanish bank, has issued a €500 million ($562 million) green note that matures in 2024.

  • Green bonds round-up: IBRD, Folksam Group, Electrolux, Interstate Power & Light, Pace Funding Group, EBRD

    27 March 2019

    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, has tapped the €600 million ($675 million) green bond it issued in November to raise a further €250 million.