E.ON pens €3.5bn ESG-linked loan in wake of Innogy merger approval
Energy company E.ON has agreed a €3.5 billion ($3.9 billion) revolving credit facility, the interest rate on which is linked to the firm’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating.
No oil & gas company aligned with 2°C pathway, says TPI
None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).
Green bonds round-up, 17 October 2018
German commercial bank Berlin Hyp has raised €500 million ($578 million) from its third green Pfandbrief. This takes the total green debt issued by the bank to €3 billion.
Could blockchain save the planet?
Cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, are notoriously energy-intensive. But the blockchain technology they rely on could give a boost to environmental markets, experts believe. Graham Cooper reports.
Largest 200 clean energy companies best fossil fuel benchmark by 16%
The world's 200 largest publicly listed companies by total clean energy revenues outperformed their industry benchmark by 16.4% over the last 18 months, according to the latest Carbon Clean 200 list.
People moves: BNP, SUSI and Innogy
Innogy's CEO Peter Terium is leaving the company a week after the German energy group announced a profit warning.
Green bond comment, 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!
Green bonds round-up, 18 October 2017
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world's largest bank, has issued a green bond with a value of about $2.15 billion.
Clean 200 energy efficiency companies outperform benchmark
The world's 200 largest publicly listed companies by total clean energy revenues outperformed their industry benchmark index by 18.1% in 2017, according to the latest Carbon Clean 200 list.
Utilities that are renewables leaders have competitive advantage - S&P
European utilities companies that are market leaders in renewables have a clear competitive advantage as the sector transforms, according to a report by S&P.