KfW says 2015 green bonds will save almost 3Mt of carbon dioxide annually
The five green bonds issued by German development bank KfW in 2015 are expected to save greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to more than 2.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide each year, the bank said in a report.
EF BRIEFS: Capstone, PRI, Juwi, KfW, Gothaer
Canadian renewables operator Capstone Infrastructure – formerly known as the Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund – will be acquired by a London-based fund in a $480 million deal.
Green bond market ends 2015 on a high as it breaks records
A spate of green bond issuance ahead of COP21 led the market to break previous records, finishing the year at more than $40 billion.
EF Briefs: Santander, GIB, Sustainable Development Capital Ltd, First Solar, Younicos, KfW
Santander, GIB, SDCL and others in milestone UK lighting deal
Development banks issue updated guide to help green bond issuers with impact reporting
A group of development banks has published updated impact reporting guidelines for green bond issuers, saying that the market is the "litmus test" for wider climate finance.
Barclays doubles down on green bonds
Barclays has become the first investor to meet its target for green bond acquisitions, and has announced plans to buy another £1 billion, says Hamza Ali
Green bond comment, November
Mounting anticipation of tougher international action on climate change at the UN meeting in Paris, has brought an Indian summer to the green bond market, says Graham Cooper
EIB and BNP Paribas privately place index-linked Climate Awareness Bond
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a privately placed index-linked €500 million ($532 million) Climate Awareness Bond (CAB).
Green bond issues surpass 2014 total to set new record
The green bond market has edged past last year's record issuance with almost $36.7 billion of new issues so far this year, and more believed to be on the way.
KfW completes its 2015 green bond programme with $1bn issue
German development bank KfW has priced a $1 billion, five-year, green bond, making it the biggest issuer in the market this year.