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  • HSBC expects up to $180bn of green bonds in 2018

    08 November 2017

    HSBC predicts green bond supply to reach as much as $180 billion next year, up from the bank's projected sum of $125 billion for 2017.

  • Green bond comment, November 2017

    01 November 2017

    It was great to have something positive to announce about the US green bond market at this year's Green Bonds Americas conference!

  • Folksam buys more green bonds and doubles investment target

    13 September 2017

    Sweden's Folksam has acquired $350 million of green bonds from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank.

  • SEB recruits Powell from IFC

    11 September 2017

    Swedish bank SEB has recruited IFC's head of funding and Treasury market operations, Ben Powell, to join its sustainability team.

  • Green bond comment: Back to work!

    06 September 2017

    The summer holiday is over for the green bond market.

  • IFC's Hartwick joins AIIB

    14 August 2017

    Evelyn Hartwick is to move from the IFC's Treasury department to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

  • Cubico closes $450m of renewables projects in Mexico

    09 August 2017

    Cubico Sustainable Investments has raised $450 million in debt for the construction of 600MW of renewables projects in Mexico.

  • Green bond funds poised to break through $2bn mark

    28 July 2017

    The value of green bond funds is fast approaching the $2 billion mark after a spate of launches in the past two years, analysis by Environmental Finance has revealed.

  • IFC discloses details of first green 'Kauri' bond

    27 July 2017

    The first green bond from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to be denominated in New Zealand dollars will be a ten-year issue for a minimum of NZD100 million ($75 million), the issuer said.

  • Green bond round-up, 19 July 2017

    19 July 2017

    Brookfield Renewable Partners, a Canadian clean energy company, has issued its inaugural green bond, raising $475 milllion.