• Looking back at 2013

    18 December 2013

    Stranded assets, retroactive subsidy cuts and backloading were among the themes that dominated the markets in 2013. Peter Cripps looks back on some of the highs and lows of the past 12 months.

  • IFC issues second $1bn green bond of 2013

    06 November 2013

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has launched its second $1 billion green bond of 2013, and called on other development banks to follow it with more 'benchmark' issues.

  • EIB to ramp up energy efficiency lending

    08 October 2013

    The first review of the European Investment Bank's energy lending policy for six years will allow it to boost lending to energy efficiency projects. Its head of environmental lending, Jonathan Taylor, spoke to Peter Cripps

  • EIB aims for biggest ever green bond

    06 September 2013

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) aims to tap its €650 million ($856 million) Climate Awareness Bond, in a move that could make it the largest ever green bond.

  • World Bank issues $550m green bond

    12 August 2013

    The World Bank has returned to the green bond market in a follow-up to its record-breaking $1 billion offering earlier this year.

  • EIB in its third green bond transaction of July

    31 July 2013

    The European Investment Bank has raised SEK400 million ($61.4 million) in its third green bond transaction in July.

  • AfDB plans $500m green bond issue by end October

    10 July 2013

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to issue a $500 million green bond in September or October, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • People moves, June

    28 June 2013

    The latest environmental markets appointments at the Green Climate Fund, International Finance Corporation, Sarasin Bank, Roth Capital Partners, UNEP Finance Initiative, and more.

  • Santander named Global Sustainable Bank at FT/IFC awards

    14 June 2013

    Santander has been named Global Sustainable Bank of the year at the Financial Times/International Finance Corporation Sustainable Finance Awards.