• Private-public investment fund launched to invest in emerging market green bonds

    06 September 2023

    The partners behind the EU-led Global Green Bond Initiative (GGBI) have signed a strategic partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest ...

  • IDB Invest readies 'first' sustainability-linked 'blue' bond

    30 January 2023

    IDB Invest is working with a company in Ecuador on what could be the first sustainability-linked 'blue' bond to be issued, with the deal expected to be finalised by early April.

  • IDB Invest launches 'innovative' Liberty Costa Rica SLB deal

    26 January 2023

    Telecommunications firm Liberty Costa Rica has raised $400 million from its maiden sustainability-linked bond (SLB) which will be used to support a $450 million financing deal with IDB Invest

  • Banks urged to rework financing instruments for climate adaptation

    14 November 2022

    "Considerable effort" is needed to develop climate adaptation and resilience finance in a "practical and actionable manner," but existing tools such as green bonds could be adjusted by the private sector ...

  • Sustainability-linked bonds are 'more powerful than green bonds'

    12 November 2020

    ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 conference: The 'use of proceeds' model adopted by most green bonds came under attack, amid allegations that it is susceptible to 'greenwashing'.

  • Sustainability-linked bonds require companies to back up sustainability claims, says Sustainalytics

    05 November 2020

    Ahead of Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 virtual conference next week, speakers reflect on a key topic that will be addressed at the event: the potential for sustainability-linked bonds.

  • Covid spotlights need for progress on impact measurement - IDB Invest

    21 August 2020

    The effects of the coronavirus pandemic have demonstrated the need for impact investors to allocate more resources to developing a stringent impact measurement and management approach, according to IDB Invest.