• Aviva and NGOs welcome Standard Chartered's coal mine withdrawal

    12 August 2015

    Standard Chartered's decision to withdraw its support from the giant Carmichael coal mine in Australia has been welcomed by a leading investor.

  • Standard Chartered pulls out of giant coal project in Australia

    11 August 2015

    Standard Chartered has ceased its involvement with the controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia, following a court ruling that overturned the Canberra government's approval of the project.

  • World's first green bond from oil company comes out of Thailand

    04 March 2015

    The first green bond from an oil company has been issued.

  • EIB issues €400m tap of Climate Awareness Bond with negative yield

    24 February 2015

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has further expanded its range of green bonds, with its first issue offering a negative yield.

  • Jordan awards tenders for 200MW of renewables projects

    19 February 2015

    Jordan has awarded contracts to 12 solar projects and two wind farms, totalling 200MW, in its first renewable energy tender.

  • GIB appoints its first CFO

    26 January 2015

    The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has appointed its first chief financial officer, and said it has now moved "beyond the start-up phase".

  • SEB clings on to green bond underwriting crown for 2014

    15 January 2015

    Scandinavian bank SEB narrowly maintained its position as leading underwriter in the green bond market in 2014, new figures have revealed.

  • Investors warn palm oil companies and financiers on climate change risks

    05 December 2013

    A $270 billion investor coalition has called for palm oil producers and their financiers to adopt policies to ensure they do not contribute to climate change.

  • NGOs claim victory as Arctic drilling platform plans scrapped

    25 October 2013

    Plans to build two Arctic oil drilling platforms have been scrapped after environmentalists warned the project's financiers that the activities would jeopardise the future of one of the most endangered whale species.

  • Middle Eastern promise

    01 August 2013

    The Middle East is poised to become a hotspot of renewables activity over the next few decades. Graham Cooper outlines which countries and sectors hold the most promise for investors.