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  • Green bond issuance hits record high in Q2

    05 July 2016

    More than $18 billion of labelled green bonds were issued in the three months to 30 June, a record level of issuance for a single quarter, according to data collected by Environmental Finance.

  • NIB and BNP Paribas join GBP ExCom

    24 June 2016

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and BNP Paribas have appointed to the executive committee (ExCom) of the Green Bond Principles (GBP).

  • Green bond comment - May

    25 May 2016

    The green bond market has continued its rapid march to maturity in recent weeks, with new geographies and industry sectors coming to market for the first time, innovative bond structures being launched, significant pricing advantages being reported, and plans for a new service to rate bonds on their environmental impact.

  • EF BRIEFS: FSB, Axis Bank, EIB, Stockholm, Canadian Solar, GRI, BP

    23 May 2016

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has appointed nine more members to its new Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

  • TSKB tightens price on inaugural sustainability bond by 62.5bps

    16 May 2016

    Turkish investment and development bank Turkiye Sinai Kalkinma (TSKB) tightened pricing on its inaugural sustainability bond by 62.5 basis points, on the back of a massive investor demand.

  • EF BRIEFS: Dong Energy, TenneT, TerraForm Power, Yingli, KfW

    13 May 2016

    Danish utility and offshore wind specialist Dong Energy expects to float this summer, it has announced.

  • Consortium nets £1.3bn for UK offshore wind project in 'swift' fundraising round

    13 May 2016

    Masdar, Statoil and Statkraft have bagged £1.3 billion ($1.9 billion) in project financing for a major offshore wind venture, saying the deal proves investor confidence in the sector.

  • KfW's longest-dated green bond twice oversubscribed

    12 May 2016

    KfW has launched its longest-dated green bond so far, in a deal which saw investor demand reach more than twice the size of the offering.

  • Green bonds have more impact than estimated, says KfW

    26 April 2016

    The two green bonds issued by German development bank KfW in 2014 had significantly more environmental and social impact than previously estimated, the bank has revealed.

  • Green bond supply still falling short of demand, says major bank

    20 April 2016

    Demand for green bonds continues to outstrip supply, despite a record first quarter for new issues, said a leading European bank in a research note on the market.