• Large investors accused of weak sustainable investment policies on forestry

    11 February 2015

    Most institutional investors have "poorly developed sustainable investment policies" regarding forest commodities, according to Forest 500, an initiative of the Global Canopy Programme (GCP), a UK-based think tank.

  • People moves

    02 February 2015

    A round-up of the latest new appointments and moves in the industry, including changes at Abengoa, Rabobank and Solarcentury.

  • ABS market could boost Europe's green economy, says Rabobank

    22 January 2015

    Europe's energy efficiency and renewables sectors should look to asset-backed securities (ABS) to help develop the market, says Rabobank.

  • Rabobank appoints head of sustainability

    20 January 2015

    Dutch cooperative bank, Rabobank, has appointed Hans Biemans as head of sustainability for its global financial markets team.

  • Candriam Sustainable North America fund wins Rabobank approval

    19 January 2015

    Rabobank is to begin marketing Candriam's Sustainable North America fund to its clients in the Netherlands.

  • BNG bank to roadshow sustainability bond with best-in-class structure

    30 September 2014

    Dutch bank BNG is roadshowing its inaugural Sustainable Municipalities Bond.

  • EIB issues 'landmark' €500m 12-year green bond

    04 September 2014

    The European Investment Bank has launched a "landmark" €500 million green bond, which has a 12-year tenor and could help open the market for longer-dated paper in the space.

  • EIB plans new euro Climate Awareness Bond [updated]

    04 September 2014

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a new euro-denominated benchmark green bond, this time with a 12-year tenor.

  • Sainsbury's secures £200m 'green loan' to fund low-carbon projects

    21 July 2014

    UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has agreed a £200 million ($342 million) loan from Rabobank to support its programme of carbon reduction and sustainability projects.

  • Dutch bank launches €500m green bond

    26 June 2014

    The Dutch water board bank has issued a €500 million ($680 million) green bond to help fund projects that counter climate-change.