• Industrial Bank issues second 'blue bond' in China

    03 November 2020

    The Hong Kong branch of China Industrial Bank (IB) has issued a 'blue bond', which was nearly five times oversubscribed, just a few weeks after the maiden blue bond in the country was announced.

  • Green bond issuance could pass $250 billion in 2019, says Moody's

    08 November 2019

    Moody's has upgraded its prediction for green bond issuance in 2019, to $250 billion, after a stronger than expected third quarter.

  • $10bn of green, social and sustainability bonds issued in a week

    23 November 2018

    A surge of activity has boosted the green, social and sustainability bond market, with $10.1 billion of issuance in the space of week.

  • Green bond comment, September 2018: Land of the rising green bond

    05 September 2018

    A burst of issues from Asia and Australia in August could be the sign of a greater willingness from companies in the region to issue green, social or sustainability bonds.

  • Green bond round-up, 13 June 2018

    13 June 2018

    DNB Boligkreditt, a subsidiary of Norwegian bank DNB, has raised €1.5 billion ($1.76 billion) from its first green covered bond.

  • Final winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Green Bond Awards

    11 April 2017

    The best innovations, intermediaries and banks that helped the market set fresh records in 2016 have been honoured in the final wave of the Green Bond Awards.

  • Further Environmental Finance Green Bonds Awards winners announced

    10 April 2017

    The second wave of winners of Environmental Finance's Green Bond Awards hail the market's big issuers and innovators.

  • Green bonds, Chinese style

    01 March 2017

    China was the big story in the green bond market in 2016, with $30.5 billion issued in the year, accounting for nearly a third of global issuance. Carole Ross reveals the idiosyncrasies of this unique market and where the opportunities lie for Western investors.

  • Trucost launches methodology for rating Chinese green bonds

    07 September 2016

    Environmental data-provider Trucost has partnered with Golden Credit Rating to launch a framework for assessing the environmental impact of Chinese green bonds.