Indian stock exchange gets approval for 'social' segment
The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has received regulatory approval to launch a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) to help enterprises finance social initiatives, including through pay-for-success Development Impact Bonds (DIBs).
Indian regulator tightens green bond standard
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has tightened requirements for issuers on green debt securities in India,...
India has tremendous scope for blue bonds, says regulator
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has opened a consultation on the potential of 'blue' bonds in the country alongside proposed updates to its green bond standard to align more closely with the Green Bond Principles (GBP) amid lacklustre uptake of its framework.
Bearing the standard for green bond growth
As the green bond market has grown, a plethora of national and regional standards has sprung up. What do they bring to the market and are they necessary, ask Michael Hurley and Peter Cripps
Azure Power issues $500m green bond
Indian solar energy company Azure has issued a twice-oversubscribed green bond, shrugging off a turbulent Asian bonds market that has caused three other issues to be cancelled.
Green bond round-up, 19 July 2017
Brookfield Renewable Partners, a Canadian clean energy company, has issued its inaugural green bond, raising $475 milllion.
Green bonds in Asia - the challenges and opportunities
The take-up of green bonds in Asia has been frustratingly slow, and there is no sign yet that companies are embracing the asset class en masse, argues Vicky Münzer-Jones
Indian regulator finalises national green bond standards
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has finalised its inaugural set of green bond standards, making it the second Asian country to make such a move in as many weeks.
COP BLOG: Financial innovation -- key to climate action
Clarity is now required on the public and private sources of finance that will be needed to enable countries to deliver their national carbon emissions goals, says Rana Kapoor
Consultation starts on India's national green bond standards
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has become the latest financial regulator to launch a set of national green bond standards.