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  • New benchmark for impact investment funds launched

    26 June 2015

    A new benchmark for impact investment funds was launched today, and its track record suggests that investors do not necessarily sacrifice performance when compared with mainstream equivalents.

  • S&P and Goldman Sachs create responsible investment indices

    25 June 2015

    Standard & Poor's (S&P) has teamed up with Goldman Sachs to create two responsible investment indices – the latest in a series of launches in the space this week.

  • Building out the yieldco

    22 June 2015

    With more yieldcos expected to come to market in coming months, how will this asset class evolve, asks Sophie Robinson-Tillett

  • Citi and Renew Financial issue first ever unsecured energy efficiency ABS

    17 June 2015

    Citi and Renew Financial have issued the first ever asset-backed security (ABS) transaction comprised of unsecured consumer energy efficiency loans.

  • TerraForm Global brings fundraising to nearly $600m before IPO

    16 June 2015

    Developing markets yieldco, TerraForm Global, is set to raise more than $400 million through private placements in addition to its recent fundraising.

  • GRI eyes new technology to promote use of sustainability data

    16 June 2015

    The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) aims to work more closely with leading technology companies over the next five years "to make sustainability information more accessible, comparable and available in real time".

  • G20 backs new initiative to promote green growth

    11 June 2015

    The G20 group of major economies has added its weight to efforts to mobilise more private capital to support sustainable green growth.

  • Lloyds Bank offers second £250m ESG bond

    09 June 2015

    Lloyds Banking Group has issued its second £250 million ($380 million) environmental, social and governance (ESG) bond to aid small and medium-sized businesses in the UK.

  • Green bond industry groups turn spotlight on property sector

    03 June 2015

    Two reports aiming to establish best practice among green bond issuers in the real estate sector have been published by separate industry groups.

  • TenneT issues €1bn green bond for offshore wind

    29 May 2015

    TenneT has issued a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) green bond, in a deal that was twice oversubscribed.