• CBI, Dubai announce push to develop green sukuk

    17 September 2019

    The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with market authorities in Dubai to encourage the growth of the green sukuk market.

  • Bonds round-up: France, IFC, Enel, RCBC… and more

    11 September 2019

    France taps green OAT to raise €1.7bn

  • 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 comment, June 2019: Three reasons to be cheerful

    05 June 2019

    There has been a flurry of good news from the green, social and sustainability bond market in recent months. Here are three reasons to be cheerful.

  • HSBC plans emerging markets green bond fund

    04 June 2019

    HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC) plans to launch a green bond fund, which targets “real economy” issuers in emerging markets.

  • People Moves: AAM, Morgan Stanley, AP1, Carbon Market Institute, Gold Standard, Ethic, Aviva Investors

    03 May 2019

    Aegon Asset Management (AAM) has hired two people for its responsible investment team.

  • Green bonds from emerging markets could reach $250bn by 2021

    01 May 2019

    Cumulative issuance of green bonds from emerging markets could rise to between $210 billion and $250 billion by 2021, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and French asset manager Amundi.

  • $26trn impact investment opportunity waiting to be unlocked, says IFC

    11 April 2019

    Investors’ appetite for impact investing could be as high as $26 trillion globally, according to estimates by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

  • 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.

  • Winners of Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 honoured by market

    02 April 2019

    The Environmental Finance Bond Awards 2019 feature several repeat winners alongside many new names, as 13 extra categories were added this year in response to the rapid growth of social and sustainability bonds.