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  • EM sustainability-linked finance should focus on 'super tangible' targets

    11 July 2022

    Sustainability-linked bonds and loans should focus on "super tangible" targets for borrowers in emerging markets and embrace the "creativity" the instrument...

  • Using debt capital markets to address Africa's challenges

    26 November 2021

    Sustainable development in Africa requires a new financing approach, says Arvana Singh

  • Green bonds round-up: Wallonia; Adif; Nedbank; SFE; Crédit Agricole; Green OAT

    01 May 2019

    Wallonia, the French speaking region of southern Belgium, has entered the green bond market with a dual-tranche issue that raised €1 billion ($1.2 billion).

  • Nedgroup considers green bond investments as part of ESG effort

    26 February 2018

    South Africa's Nedgroup Investments is considering investing in green bonds, as part of its effort to make environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors a core part of its offering.

  • ESG index launched for emerging markets

    24 June 2015

    A new index has been launched covering emerging market stocks with high environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings.

  • Abengoa consortium seals $660m project financing for South African solar project

    16 March 2015

    A consortium led by Abengoa has secured $660 million in financing for a 100MW solar plant.

  • €625m financial close for Africa's largest wind farm

    18 December 2014

    Africa's largest wind farm has reached a €625 million ($779 million) financial close.

  • Nine out of 10 banks fail ESG stress tests

    10 April 2014

    The vast majority of international banks failed to meet social and environmental 'stress tests', an analysis firm has revealed.

  • Largest wind project in Africa secures €623m in financing

    24 March 2014

    The biggest clean power energy project in Africa has taken a major leap forward by signing €623 million ($859.6 million) in financing to allow it move it into the construction phase.