• BRICS Bank 'prices inaugural green bond'

    18 July 2016

    The New Development Bank (NDB), formerly called BRICS Bank, is understood to have priced a RMB3 billion ($450 million) green bond today.

  • Green bonds in Asia - the challenges and opportunities

    27 June 2016

    The take-up of green bonds in Asia has been frustratingly slow, and there is no sign yet that companies are embracing the asset class en masse, argues Vicky Münzer-Jones

  • China trials green bond segment on Shanghai stock exchange

    18 March 2016

    China has made another move to develop its green bond market, launching a pilot initiative via the Shanghai stock exchange.

  • China to see wave of corporate green bonds, says HSBC

    04 March 2016

    A spate of green bonds from Chinese banks this year has paved the way for a "wave" of corporate issuance from the country, according to HSBC.

  • G20 businesses to focus on green finance in 2016

    04 February 2016

    The B20 – a coalition of business associations from G20 economies that make policy recommendations – task force on growth has named green finance as its primary goal for 2016.

  • Chinese bank to issue RMB50bn in green bonds

    21 January 2016

    A Chinese commercial bank has gained regulatory approval to issue up to RMB50 billion ($7.6 billion) of green bonds, according to a document filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

  • What's the issue with Asian issuers?

    28 December 2015

    Asian issuers have been notably quiet in the green bond markets, but is that about to change, asks Hamza Ali

  • ICBC 'mulling green bond issue'

    02 November 2015

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is considering becoming one of the first Chinese issuers of a green bond, in a transaction that could raise some $300 million.