• Environmental Finance's webinar - Renewable energy: mapping out the next investment push

    21 July 2020

    Join our webinars each Tuesday 10:00 EF / 15:00 BST

  • IFC elected chair of GBP/SBP excom

    06 July 2020

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has been elected chair of the executive committee (excom) of the green, social and sustainability-linked bond principles

  • IFC celebrates 100 signatories to impact principles

    26 June 2020

    100 investors have signed up to a set of principles that require annual public disclosure of information on how they seek to achieve positive impact through their investments, as well as independent verification of their alignment with the principles.

  • HSBC and IFC real economy green bond fund raises $470m

    20 May 2020

    HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) and the International Finance Corporation announced their green bond fund targeting "real economy" assets has raised more than $470 million following its third close.

  • Emerging market green bond issuance jumps a fifth in 2019

    07 May 2020

    Green bond issuance across emerging markets jumped a fifth in 2019, a report by Amundi Asset Management and the International Finance Corporation revealed.

  • A principled approach to impact

    16 April 2020

    The Operating Principles for Impact are set to bring increased transparency to impact investing, the IFC's Neil Gregory tells Michael Hurley, on the first anniversary of their launch.

  • Covid-19 slams the brakes on green bond issuance

    01 April 2020

    Issuance of green, social and sustainability (GSS) bonds slowed dramatically in the first three months of 2020, as the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy became clear.

  • Amundi's one-year-old green bond fund 'ahead of schedule'

    04 March 2019

    The world's largest green bond fund bought more green-labelled issuance in its first year than originally anticipated, Frédéric Samama tells Michael Hurley