Generali links credit facilities with ESG factors
Generali has introduced environmental, social and governance (ESG) features into its revolving credit facilities, in the latest example of these so-called non-financial factors being incorporated into loans.
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).
Green bond round-up, 25 April
More than $3.3 billion of green bonds have settled in the first three days of this week*, with announcements suggesting that a strong pipeline of issuance of green and social bonds can be expected in coming weeks.
Mapfre eyes sustainability goals to improve loan terms
Spanish insurer Mapfre has converted a €1billion ($1.2 billion) syndicated credit line into a loan whose terms depend on the company's sustainability performance.
Greencoat Renewables to buy 36MW Irish wind farm
Renewable energy investment firm Greencoat Renewables is to purchase a 36MW Irish onshore wind farm from Impax Asset Management.
Thames Tideway 'super sewer' issues £450m green bonds
£450 million ($599 million) worth of green issues from London 'super sewer' developer Tideway has helped it overtake Unilever as the largest corporate issuer of sterling-denominated green bonds.
JP Morgan is top green bond underwriter in Q3, with a string of EM deals
JP Morgan seized the bragging rights to the green bond underwriting market in the third quarter of 2017, helped by a series of benchmark-sized issues in emerging markets.
Green bond round-up, 20 September 2017
Mexico City Airport Trust has returned to the green bond market with the biggest corporate issue to date – a two-tranche $4 billion bond – to finance what it claims will be the world's most sustainable airport.
Green bond round-up, 6 September 2017
Canada's export credit agency, Export Development Canada (EDC) has issued its fourth green bond – its first denominated in its home currency.
SSE to price inaugural green bond
Scottish energy company SSE, formerly known as Scottish and Southern Energy, is marketing its first green bond, hoping to raise €500 million ($600m).