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  • Eskhata Bank secures first green bond in Tajikistan

    19 February 2024

    Eskhata Bank has raised the equivalent of $10 million in local currency from its debut green bond, which is the first sustainable bond issued in Tajikistan.

  • Iberdrola secures €300m EM-focused 'sustainability-linked green' loan

    10 January 2024

    Iberdrola has signed a €300 million ($328 million) sustainability-linked green loan with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) which will be used to finance renewable energy projects in coal-reliant emerging markets.

  • IFC, T Rowe Price to launch 'first' blue bond fund

    20 November 2023

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and T Rowe Price are preparing to launch the first dedicated 'blue' bond investment strategy to support sustainable marine and water investment from companies and financial institutions in emerging markets.

  • Emerging market ESG disclosure impact on sustainable bond issuance research launched

    30 October 2023

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Environmental Finance have published the first in a trio of free-to-read research papers on the impact of environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure levels on sustainable bond issuance in emerging markets.

  • CA-CIB publishes 'five steps' to green banking transition

    11 October 2023

    Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank (CA-CIB) has published the 'five steps' to greening banking operations based on its own experience, in a report from an International Finance Corporation (IFC)-led bank alliance.

  • ICMA publishes blue bond guide in 'big step forward' for market

    06 September 2023

    A long-anticipated blue bond guide has been published, in a "big step forward" for the development of the water-focused sustainable bond market.

  • Second emerging market 'real economy' sustainable bond report published

    01 August 2023

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Environmental Finance have published their second report on emerging market 'real economy' sustainable bond issuance trends.