• 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.

  • Call to strengthen Green Bond Principles

    10 April 2014

    The Green Bond Principles should be strengthened to help boost the credibility of the fledgling market, an NGO has claimed.

  • People moves

    31 March 2014

    The industry's most important recent moves, including new roles for Martin Skancke, Charles Gooderham and Zoe Knight. Appointments have been announced for Standard Bank, Tau, SolarCity and Bridges Ventures, among others.

  • Banks back new transparency guidelines for green bond market

    13 January 2014

    A coalition of 13 major investment banks has backed a set of voluntary principles intended to encourage transparency and integrity in the fast-growing green bonds market.

  • Investors warn palm oil companies and financiers on climate change risks

    05 December 2013

    A $270 billion investor coalition has called for palm oil producers and their financiers to adopt policies to ensure they do not contribute to climate change.

  • FMO raises €500m in first 'sustainability bond'

    07 November 2013

    Dutch development bank FMO has raised €500 million ($675.2 million) by issuing its first ever publicly offered 'sustainability bond'.

  • Robeco's former head of responsible investing joins rival

    13 September 2013

    The investment management arm of sustainable banking group Triodos has hired rival Robeco's former head of responsible investing for a similar role.

  • UK's Green Investment Bank toasts whisky deal

    17 July 2013

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) contributed to a £1.2 million ($1.8 million) investment that will allow a Scottish whisky distillery to install a biomass boiler.

  • Japanese firm completes €1.9bn purchase of European asset manager

    02 July 2013

    A leading European asset manager with a strong reputation for sustainable investing has been bought by a Japanese financial services group.