• People Moves - Rabobank head of sustainability leaves to join ING

    24 October 2016

    Rabobank's long-serving head of sustainability, Hans Biemans, has left the bank to join rival Dutch lender ING Bank.

  • Blowing in the right direction

    12 October 2016

    As the European offshore market continues to mature, Hamza Ali explores the financing trends that are driving down costs

  • TenneT prices third green bond

    11 October 2016

    TenneT has priced its third green bond, a €500 million ($554 million) issue that was revealed by Environmental Finance last week.

  • Rabobank's inaugural green bond nearly 3x oversubscribed

    05 October 2016

    Dutch lender Rabobank has priced its inaugural green bond, announced last month, raising €500 million ($561 million).

  • Rabobank prepares roadshow for its first green bond

    21 September 2016

    Rabobank is launching its first green bond to finance, or refinance, solar and wind energy projects.

  • Show me the green money!

    22 August 2016

    Issuers of green bonds are increasingly seeking 'green investors'. But how to define a green investor, and why target them, asks Hamza Ali

  • Investors raise €1.6bn for offshore wind

    12 August 2016

    A group of investors, led by Partners Group, have raised approximately €500 million ($557 million) in equity and €1.2 billion in debt, for a 400MW offshore wind farm.

  • BNG issues €1bn social bond to finance housing associations

    11 July 2016

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten (BNG), a Dutch public sector bank, has issued a €1 billion ($1.1 billion) bond to support the social housing sector in the Netherlands. It is believed to be the first social bond issued in line with the guidance on such issues in the recently revised Green Bond Principles.

  • NIB and BNP Paribas join GBP ExCom

    24 June 2016

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and BNP Paribas have appointed to the executive committee (ExCom) of the Green Bond Principles (GBP).

  • Obvion allocates inaugural green RMBS only to green investors

    09 June 2016

    Dutch mortgage lender Obvion has priced its inaugural green residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS), allocating the entire bond to green investors.