• IFC and Yes Bank issue green rupee bonds to fund Indian renewables [UPDATED]

    04 August 2015

    Yes Bank has issued its second green bond, primarily to finance renewable energy projects in India.

  • How to help the green bond market grow

    13 May 2015

    The market needs to embrace general purpose bonds from 'pureplay' green companies, as well as allowing non-clean companies to issue green bonds if they are in transition to a greener business model, argues Ulrik Ross

  • Development banks in initiative to harmonise green bond impact reporting

    13 February 2015

    A number of multilateral development banks (MDBs) are working together to produce harmonised guidelines for reporting the impacts of green bonds, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • IFC's first retail green bond gets 'positive reception' as it raises $5.6m

    19 September 2014

    The World Bank's IFC raised $5.6 million this week in a new type of green bond issue designed for retail clients.

  • IFC to issue first retail green bond

    12 September 2014

    The World Bank's IFC plans to close a green bond on Monday, in a new type of issue designed for retail clients.

  • Environmental investment opportunities in emerging markets

    26 November 2013

    There are compelling opportunities for the private sector to make profitable investments in the most energy inefficient area of the world, argues Dimitris Tsitsiragos

  • Swiss insurance firm to invest $1bn in green bonds

    19 November 2013

    A Swiss insurance company said it aims to invest up to $1 billion in climate bonds, providing a major boost for the fledgling green bond market.

  • South-east Asia clean energy fund closes at $164m

    11 November 2013

    A fund focused on clean energy projects in south-east Asia has reached a final close of $164 million, exceeding its target.

  • Chinese PV maker bids for stake in bankrupt Suntech unit

    09 October 2013

    A Chinese solar panel manufacturer has disclosed plans to inject cash into Suntech's insolvent manufacturing unit as it placed a bid for a stake in the debt-laden solar module giant.

  • South-east Asia clean energy fund raises $130m

    29 August 2013

    A clean energy fund has raised $130 million to invest in small-scale renewable energy and resource efficiency in South-east Asia.