ICMA publishes blue bond guide in 'big step forward' for market
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
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Environmental Finance have published their second report on emerging market 'real economy' sustainable bond issuance trends.
World Bank: nature policy reform needed to scale private finance
Boosting investment in natural capital requires global policy reform to signal the scarcity of natural resources, the World Bank said.
Bank of Ayudhya raises $400m from green, blue bond
Thai lender Bank of Ayudhya has raised $400 million from an inaugural green and blue bond, which is backed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
IFC: Biodiversity finance 'leapfrogging' climate
Biodiversity finance is progressing much faster than climate finance did, due to the tangibility of nature, an executive at the World Bank's private investment arm has said.
M&G invest $75m for Indian financial inclusion
IFC adds 'blue,' biodiversity projects to green bond framework
IFC readies ground-breaking emerging markets sustainability bond fund
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is preparing to finalise its innovative sustainable bond fund for emerging markets, with a new name and scaled back fundraise target.
COP27: Domestic EM investors key to scaling blended climate finance
Attracting domestic institutional investors in emerging markets (EMs) to back blended finance initiatives supporting green and transition projects...
EM financial institution green bond impact reporting study published
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Environmental Finance have published a report that provides a detailed snapshot of trends in emerging market (EM) financial institution green bond impact reporting.