• Green bonds round-up: IBRD, Folksam Group, Electrolux, Interstate Power & Light, Pace Funding Group, EBRD

    27 March 2019

    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), part of the World Bank Group, has tapped the €600 million ($675 million) green bond it issued in November to raise a further €250 million.

  • $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.

  • Greenalia agrees €125m loan for biomass plant

    01 August 2018

    Spanish firm Greenalia has agreed a loan worth €125 million ($146 million) to finance its biomass electric power production plant.

  • EIB and five development banks launch Marguerite II with a war chest of over €700m

    01 December 2017

    A new pan-European fund to support infrastructure investments in renewables, energy and transport has been launched by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and five national promotional banks (NPBs).

  • Spain's ICO issues third social bond

    04 July 2017

    Instituto de Credito Oficial (ICO), a state-owned Spanish bank, has issued what it claims is the first benchmark-size social bond since the launch of the Social Bond Principles.

  • EF BRIEFS: LGX, Responsible Investing, RGGI

    18 May 2017

    The Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX), the Luxembourg Stock Exchange's (LuxSE) green bond listing service, has opened a window dedicated to social and sustainable bonds.

  • Green bonds turn social

    01 June 2016

    With a slew of 'sustainability' bonds coming to market in recent weeks, Sophie Robinson-Tillett looks at what the trend – and an imminent set of Social Bond Principles – means for the green bond market

  • EF BRIEFS: ET Risk, Latvenergo, Morgan Stanley, TerraForm Global, ICO

    06 April 2016

    A coalition of think-tanks, researchers and financial companies will develop a framework to assess the potential financial impacts on securities created by the transition to a lower-carbon economy.