Aviva and NGOs welcome Standard Chartered's coal mine withdrawal
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
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
The first green bond from an oil company has been issued.
EIB issues €400m tap of Climate Awareness Bond with negative yield
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.