• Call for coalition to drive green bond market growth

    01 November 2013

    Citi and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have attempted to accelerate the growth of the fledgling green bond market by calling for a collaboration of investors, issuers and dealers to drive its development.

  • AfDB's $500m green bond snapped up by SRI investors, pension funds

    11 October 2013

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has issued a $500 million climate bond in an oversubscribed transaction which saw socially responsible investors buy most of the bond.

  • Europe's biggest tidal current project gets green light

    16 September 2013

    Europe's largest tidal current energy project has been given the go-ahead by the Scottish government.

  • EBRD planning $250m green bond

    10 September 2013

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is planning to issue a $250 million 'environmental sustainability' bond.

  • World Bank issues $550m green bond

    12 August 2013

    The World Bank has returned to the green bond market in a follow-up to its record-breaking $1 billion offering earlier this year.

  • Chinese wind giant issues $300m bond

    06 August 2013

    One of China's largest wind power developers has issued a $300 million bond.

  • Insurer launches weather risk desk

    11 June 2013

    Bermuda-based insurance firm Axis Capital Holdings has hired two veterans of the weather risk markets to launch its weather and commodity markets desk.

  • Burmese opportunities

    04 June 2013

    As Myanmar opens for foreign investment, the opportunity to pursue a sustainable development pathway is within reach – if the climate finance flows can be achieved. Joshua Speckman looks at the opportunities for investors, and finds they are abundant