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  • KfW adds biodiversity as it launches €13bn green bond programme for 2024

    07 December 2023

    KfW has added biodiversity to its green bond framework as the German development bank aims to raise up to €13 billion ($14 billion) from its green-labelled issuance in 2024.

  • KfW says it will keep buying green bonds as €2.5bn investment mandate completes

    04 December 2023

    German development bank has reiterated its commitment to investing in green bonds after its €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion) eight-year government-mandated market growth promotion programme was successfully completed.

  • Private-public investment fund launched to invest in emerging market green bonds

    06 September 2023

    The partners behind the EU-led Global Green Bond Initiative (GGBI) have signed a strategic partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest ...

  • KfW eyes currency diversification ahead of 'busy weeks' for green bond programme

    18 August 2023

    German development bank KfW is hoping to achieve further currency diversification as it rounds off its €10 billion ($10.9 billion) programme for 2023.

  • Enel, DZ Bank join Principles ExCom as Fannie Mae exits

    23 June 2023

    Enel, DZ Bank and BNP Paribas Asset Management were among those elected to the executive committee (ExCom) which develop the influential sustainable bond principles, but Fannie Mae's exit marks a quick end to US issuer representation on the executive.

  • Sustainable bond impact reports 'still lack comparability'

    19 May 2023

    Bond issuers 'should do more' to align with impact reporting frameworks, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Ahren Lester reports

  • KfW targeting €10bn green bond issuance in 2023

    19 December 2022

    KfW plans to raise a further €10 billion ($10.6 billion) from green bonds in 2023, after the German development bank reached a $65 billion cumulative issuance total in 2022.