• KBRA criticises 'irresponsible' ESG scoring in credit ratings amid S&P reversal

    11 August 2023

    KBRA has criticised the "irresponsible" and "arbitrary" scoring of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in credit ratings after rival agency S&P removed its own scoring system from its reports.

  • Green bond round-up, 30 January

    30 January 2019

    Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica has made its debut in the green bond market, raising €1 billion in a five-year deal. It claims this is the first bond from an issuer in the telecoms sector.

  • Green bond round-up, 22 August 2018

    22 August 2018

    Bank Australia has raised AUD125 million ($92 million) from its inaugural sustainability notes.

  • Green bond round-up, 15 August 2018

    15 August 2018

    New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is set to return to the green bond market with its eighth issue, and its first of 2018.