• Thames Tideway 'super sewer' issues £450m green bonds

    24 November 2017

    £450 million ($599 million) worth of green issues from London 'super sewer' developer Tideway has helped it overtake Unilever as the largest corporate issuer of sterling-denominated green bonds.

  • Q&A with Paul Byrne on QBE Insurance's inaugural green bond

    20 April 2017

    QBE Insurance Group is gearing up to issue the sector's first green bond, Paul Byrne its group treasurer speaks to Environmental Finance exclusively

  • First green bond from an insurer is launched

    19 April 2017

    The first green bond from an insurance company has hit the market. Its proceeds will be used to finance and refinance a green bond portfolio.

  • SDCL to launch two funds following court GIB decision

    12 April 2017

    Sustainable Development Capital Ltd (SDCL) is to launch two new funds following a high court decision rejecting its challenge of the UK government's decision to award Australian bank Macquarie Capital preferred bidder status for the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB).

  • Judicial review sought over sale of GIB

    01 March 2017

    A firm vying to acquire the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has launched a legal challenge in the High Court over the government's decision to award Australian bank Macquarie Capital preferred bidder status.

  • Sale of UK's GIB not yet 'a done deal'

    09 January 2017

    Press reports that the UK government has agreed to sell the Green Investment Bank (GIB) to Australian bank Macquarie may be premature, a source close to the negotiations has told Environmental Finance.

  • TenneT prices third green bond

    11 October 2016

    TenneT has priced its third green bond, a €500 million ($554 million) issue that was revealed by Environmental Finance last week.

  • Uptake of Lloyds' $1bn energy efficiency loan initiative soars

    07 October 2016

    UK-based lender Lloyds Bank has seen an uptick in the number of corporations taking part in its £1 billion ($1.4 billion) energy efficiency loan initiative.

  • Platina announces two renewables refinancings

    18 May 2016

    Private equity firm Platina Energy Partners has refinanced a £28 million ($40 million) wind portfolio and a €50 million ($56 million) solar portfolio.

  • ING Bank plans green bond issue

    10 November 2015

    ING Bank is set to join the growing list of lenders issuing green bonds, Environmental Finance understands.