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  • 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.

  • KfW identifies energy efficiency as a major financing theme

    01 February 2017

    German development bank KfW financed some €20.7 billion ($22.3 billion) of energy efficiency projects last year, out of total commitments of €81 billion.

  • LuxFlag awards first Climate Finance Label to international funds

    21 December 2016

    The Luxembourg Finance Labelling Agency (LuxFlag) has awarded its first 'Climate Finance' label to three international funds.

  • GIB to make first offshore wind exit

    21 December 2016

    The UK's Green Investment Bank is expected to announce its first exit of an offshore wind project in coming days.

  • Green bond round up

    15 December 2016

    German development bank KfW has confirmed its intention to continue as a major issuer and investor in the green bond market next year.

  • KfW more than doubles 2016 total with $1.5bn green bond

    23 November 2016

    German development bank KfW has more than doubled its 2016 green bond issuance total with a $1.5 billion issue.

  • People Moves - Rabobank head of sustainability leaves to join ING

    24 October 2016

    Rabobank's long-serving head of sustainability, Hans Biemans, has left the bank to join rival Dutch lender ING Bank.