• US Development Finance Corporation unveils impact assessment system

    26 June 2020

    The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has unveiled a system by which it plans to assess the positive and negative environmental and social impact of its investments.

  • Allocate more to impact post-Covid-19, Canadian pension funds told

    19 June 2020

    Traditionally risk-averse Canadian pension funds are gradually investing more to create positive impact but still lag their European counterparts, Michael Hurley writes

  • UNDP reveals 'standards' for SDG bond issuers, private equity

    17 June 2020

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has published draft 'standards' to help private equity fund managers and bond issuers finance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Bond round-up: Unédic, Snam, Castle Peak, Northern States Power, Symbiotics ... and more

    17 June 2020
  • Chinese green bond standard update a 'great signal' to market

    11 June 2020

    After years of misalignment with global green bond standards, the new proposals from Chinese watchdogs should clear the way for greater green bond issuance. Ahren Lester reports

  • Cubico refinances solar project with €250m green loan

    11 June 2020

    Cubico Sustainable Investments has achieved financial close on the refinancing of the 50MW Arenales concentrated solar power (CSP) project in Seville, Spain.

  • InvestEco raises CAD100m for sustainable food fund

    04 June 2020

    InvestEco Capital has raised CAD100 million ($74 million) at final close of its third 'sustainable' food impact fund.

  • Blue like an Orange raises $200m for Latin America impact fund

    02 June 2020

    Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital has raised $200 million at final close of its inaugural impact fund, which will target positive social impact in Latin America via private lending.

  • Chinese regulators to exclude 'clean' fossil fuels from green bond standard

    29 May 2020

    Chinese regulators propose to exclude controversial 'clean' fossil fuel projects from their list of eligible green bonds.

  • GIG and RIDG partner for Scottish offshore wind bid

    12 May 2020

    The Green Investment Group (GIG) and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) have announced they will partner to bid in the forthcoming offshore wind leasing round in Scotland.