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  • Green bond round-up, 2 August 2017

    02 August 2017

    Tadau Energy, a renewables company, has issued what is claimed to be Malaysia's first 'green' sukuk.

  • KfW doubles size of its green bond purchasing programme

    23 May 2017

    KfW, the German development bank, has committed to spend €2 billion ($2.2 billion) on buying green bonds, doubling the size of a commitment made in 2015.

  • Mapping the finance for Paris

    16 May 2017

    Ian Callaghan and Tessa Tennant examine who is doing what to help finance the commitments made as part of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

  • KfW tightens sustainability criteria for €25bn liquidity portfolio

    16 May 2017

    German development bank KfW has introduced new rules to strengthen the sustainability impact of its liquidity portfolio.

  • Green bond round-up, 10 May 2017

    10 May 2017

    German development bank KfW has issued its largest ever green bond at €2 billion ($2.2 billion).

  • Final winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Green Bond Awards

    11 April 2017

    The best innovations, intermediaries and banks that helped the market set fresh records in 2016 have been honoured in the final wave of the Green Bond Awards.

  • World Bank passes $10bn milestone for green bond issuance

    10 April 2017

    The World Bank has released details of two bonds that it sold to Swedish insurance company Folksam last week, taking its total issuance to date beyond $10 billion.

  • Butendiek wind farm closes €950m refinancing deal

    10 March 2017

    The owners of the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm have agreed a refinancing package for the project, involving more than €950 million ($1 billion) of senior debt.

  • KfW issues its first green bond of 2017

    20 February 2017

    German development bank KfW, one of the largest issuers of green bonds, has returned to the market with its first issue of 2017.

  • KfW's 2016 green bonds to save 2.2Mt of GHG emissions

    03 February 2017

    German development bank KfW will save the equivalent of 2.2 million tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per year through projects finance by the four green bonds it issued in 2016, the bank said in a report.