Green bond round-up, 30 May
The Asia-Pacific green bond market is poised for significant growth, with some $600 billion of new issues expected over the next five years, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML).
Green bond round-up, 25 May 2018
Electricity transmission operator TenneT successfully launched its eighth green bond, raising €1.25 billion ($1.5 billion).
Renewi converts €550m banking facility to ‘green loan’
Renewi has converted its main €550 million ($650 million) banking facility into a green loan, paving the way for green bond and green debt placements in the future.
TCFD guidance for banks launched
Guidance was today launched to help banks assess and report the 'transition risks' in their loan books, as recommended by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Olam secures Asia's first sustainability-linked club loan facility
Agri business Olam has signed a three-year sustainability-linked revolving credit facility, aggregating $500 million of loans.
NRW issues its largest sustainability bond
The State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) has priced a €2.025 billion ($2.51 billion) sustainability bond – its largest ever.
Why investors need to start accounting for natural capital
There is an increasing awareness that natural capital can no longer be taken for granted, and can lead to a better understanding of both risks and opportunities, argues James Hulse
Environmental Finance Green Bond Awards open for entries
Green bonds saw another year of record growth and Environmental Finance is calling for entries for its annual Green Bond Awards to honour the market leaders.
Rabobank and UN Environment in $1bn sustainable food initiative
Rabobank and UN Environment have launched a $1 billion fund to boost sustainable agriculture and halt deforestation.
Marcel Jeucken leaves PGGM responsible investment team
Marcel Jeucken is to leave his position as managing director of responsible investment at Dutch pension fund PGGM to become an independent advisor.