Archive

  • Barclays doubles down on green bonds

    25 November 2015

    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

    25 November 2015

    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

    24 November 2015

    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

    11 November 2015

    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

    11 November 2015

    German development bank KfW has priced a $1 billion, five-year, green bond, making it the biggest issuer in the market this year.

  • Green bond comment, October

    28 October 2015

    A series of chunky issues have provided a welcome boost the green bond market in recent weeks.

  • BNG Bank prices €650m sustainability bond

    27 October 2015

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeente (BNG) has priced its second sustainability bond, in a transaction that is set to raise €650 million ($717.5 million).

  • KfW ups size of latest green bond to make biggest issue of 2015

    20 October 2015

    KfW has come to market with the biggest green bond of 2015 so far.

  • Canadian Solar buys C$270m of solar from KKR

    05 October 2015

    Canadian Solar has bought a fleet of solar plants from private equity firm KKR in a C$270 million ($204 million) deal.

  • Green bonds market sees summer slow-down despite key deals

    02 October 2015

    The green bond market has seen a drought of issuance in the third quarter of 2015, according to new data from Environmental Finance.