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  • Green bond round-up, 16 May

    16 May 2018

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has priced its second social bond to help finance socio-economic development on the continent.

  • Green share of KfW funding rises more than 33% since 2010

    05 February 2018

    KfW's support for green projects has risen sharply in recent years, reaching 43% of its financing in 2017, up from 31% in 2010, the development bank said in its annual review.

  • Green bond round-up, 31 January 2018

    31 January 2018

    Poland has tapped the green bond market for the second time, with a €1 billion ($1.2 billion) issue.

  • 2018 'set to be another record year' for the green bond market

    26 January 2018

    The green bond market is set for another record-breaking year of issues in 2018, according to an online poll conducted by Environmental Finance.

  • Green bond round-up, 17 January 2018

    17 January 2018

    Swedish bank SEB expects 2018 will be "a year of consolidation and more modest growth" for green bond issuance than in 2017, with potential to grow 12% year-on-year, to $175 billion.

  • KfW re-enters SEK market with its first green bond of 2018

    17 January 2018

    German development bank KfW has issued a SEK 1 billion ($120 million) green bond, its first in a 2018 issuing programme which it says will include two large issues of at least €1 billion ($1.22 billion) each.

  • First global geothermal fund eyes $250m fundraise

    22 December 2017

    The first global geothermal fund is due to start raising capital in the first quarter of 2018, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • People moves: FMO and KfW

    15 December 2017

    FMO's boss Jurgen Rigterink is to part ways with the Dutch development bank to become the first vice-president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

  • EIB and five development banks launch Marguerite II with a war chest of over €700m

    01 December 2017

    A new pan-European fund to support infrastructure investments in renewables, energy and transport has been launched by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and five national promotional banks (NPBs).

  • Green Investment Group and GE make €800m Swedish onshore wind investment

    08 November 2017

    GE and the Green Investment Group (GIG) have partnered to build a 650MW wind farm in Sweden, the largest onshore wind development in Europe.