• Canada's six largest banks join Net-Zero Banking Alliance

    19 October 2021

    Six of Canada's largest banks have joined the global Net-Zero Banking Alliance...

  • Combining sustainability-linked and green bonds would be 'more impactful'

    09 February 2021

    Tying 'use-of-proceeds' green bonds with their emerging 'sustainability-linked' cousins could make green paper "more impactful and more intentional", and market participants are beginning to float the idea more widely.

  • Bank of China issues first 'blue bonds' in Asia

    22 October 2020

    The Bank of China (BoC) has issued the first blue bonds in Asia, raising nearly $950 million in a transaction described as a "milestone" in the development of financial instruments that help protect the oceans.

  • EIB's latest climate action bond is 'first to align with EU Taxonomy'

    13 January 2020

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) claims it has become the first green bond issuer to align its issuance framework with the proposed EU Sustainability Taxonomy.

  • Bonds round-up: Scotiabank, Berlin Hyp, San Diego, Bogota, Greenko

    17 July 2019

    Scotiabank issues inaugural green bond, Berlin Hyp returns with fourth Green Pfandbrief and more

  • Green bond round-up: ICO, Klabin, Reykjavik Energy, Midsummer, IBRD, Fabege, Housing New Zealand, Argosy Property and Vasakronan

    03 April 2019

    Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), a state-owned Spanish bank, has issued a €500 million ($562 million) green note that matures in 2024.

  • Green bonds round-up, 1 August 2018

    01 August 2018

    Moody's Investors Service has lowered its expectations for green bond issuance this year, in light of slower growth in the first six months.