• Green and sustainability-linked loan round-up: JDE Peets, Newmont, FrieslandCampina, Gorge, Nordgold ... and more

    01 April 2021
  • Nordic green bond issuers criticise EU taxonomy

    16 December 2020

    Nordic local government funding agencies MuniFin, Kommunalbanken and Kommuninvest have jointly published feedback on the EU's proposed sustainable finance taxonomy, warning that it risks undermining the uptake of the EU's planned green bond standard.

  • Kommuninvest prepares social impact loans, eyes social bond

    20 August 2020

    Sweden's Kommuninvest has established a 'committee on social sustainability' to examine applications for loans for investments in housing, healthcare, sports, education and culture.

  • Sweden's Kommuninvest in latest green bond agreement with GPIF

    30 March 2020

    Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) - the world's largest pension fund - has announced another significant partnership in its efforts "to promote and develop sustainable capital markets".

  • Nordic green bond issuers include EU standard in new reporting guidance

    19 February 2020

    A group of Nordic issuers has set out recommendations on how to report green bond impact in line with the proposed EU Green Bond Standard (GBS).

  • First green bond blockchain platform launched

    12 December 2019

    A blockchain-enabled database which claims to have the ability to validate the impact of green bond issues, thereby unlocking greater investment in green projects, has been launched.

  • Bond round-up: ANZ, T Corp, Ontario, Denmark … and more

    20 November 2019
  • Bonds round-up: Sparebank, Brookfield, Kommuninvest, Kerala ... and more

    18 September 2019

    Sparebank issues €500m green bond

  • Annual costs for impact reporting 'typically in €10k-€25k range'

    04 July 2019

    A survey of green bond issuers and investors sheds light on how they approach impact reporting, says Björn Bergstrand

  • Green bond round-up: Danske Bank, Cassa depositi e prestiti, Kommuninvest, Teonec, NYSERDA, NY State Housing and Vasakronan

    20 March 2019

    Danske Bank has become a green bond issuer for the first time, in a deal worth €500 million ($568 million).