• Green bonds, Chinese style

    01 March 2017

    China was the big story in the green bond market in 2016, with $30.5 billion issued in the year, accounting for nearly a third of global issuance. Carole Ross reveals the idiosyncrasies of this unique market and where the opportunities lie for Western investors.

  • Green Bond Round Up - 11 January 2017

    11 January 2017

    Yunnan Water has issued a privately placed RMB1.8 billion ($260 million) green bond.

  • ADB prices $1.3bn green bond

    10 August 2016

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has priced a dual-tranche, dollar-denominated green bond, raising $1.3 billion.

  • Green bond issuance outstrips 2015 total

    25 July 2016

    Issuance of labelled green bonds this year has already surpassed the total recorded in 2015, thanks to two more large bonds from Chinese banks.

  • China issues $6bn of green bonds in one week

    25 July 2016

    Three Chinese issuers came to the market with CNY40.25 billion ($6.03 billion) of domestic green bonds last week, continuing a strong year for the country's green bond market.

  • Chinese bank issues largest international green bond

    06 July 2016

    One of China's largest state-owned commercial banks has issued the largest green bond to date in the international markets.

  • Green bonds in Asia - the challenges and opportunities

    27 June 2016

    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

  • BAML tops green bond underwriter's league table, but Chinese banks storm top five

    11 April 2016

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) regained its title as the leading underwriter in the green bond market in the first quarter of 2016, although Chinese underwriters are now breathing down its neck.

  • EF BRIEFS: CalPERS, Chinese green bonds, Massachusetts Water

    29 March 2016

    Task force to adopt list of states with similar rules, clearing the way for 2017 take off

  • Shanghai Pudong returns to green bond market

    23 March 2016

    The Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB) is set to tap the green bond market again, just two months after its mammoth inaugural issue.