Green bond round-up, 11 July 2018
Actiam New Member of the ICMA Executive Committee
The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) announced Foppe-Jan van der Meij of Actiam as its new member of the Executive Committee of the Green Bond Principles (GBP) at the annual meeting on 14 June 2018.
Stimulating green finance in Africa
African countries have the potential to achieve their sustainability objectives through innovative funding of climate-change projects, including green bonds, say Mindy Hauman and Tallat Hussain
Emerging market banks moving fast on sustainable finance, says IFC
Banks in many emerging markets have made rapid progress in promoting 'sustainable finance' initiatives, by leapfrogging some more mature economies, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
People moves: ICMA, JP Morgan and BIG
The International Finance Corporation's (IFC) Esohe Denise Odaro has taken a secondment at the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), where she is director in the Green Bond Principles/Social Bond Principles (GBP/SBP) secretariat.
Folksam buys more green bonds and doubles investment target
Sweden's Folksam has acquired $350 million of green bonds from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank.
IFC discloses details of first green 'Kauri' bond
The first green bond from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to be denominated in New Zealand dollars will be a ten-year issue for a minimum of NZD100 million ($75 million), the issuer said.
Green bond round-up, 19 July 2017
Brookfield Renewable Partners, a Canadian clean energy company, has issued its inaugural green bond, raising $475 milllion.
Consortium plans to build on the success of IFC forest bond
Three international organisations have come together to encourage the use of innovative private sector finance to combat deforestation.