Green bonds round-up, 1 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.
Green bonds round-up, 18 July 2018
Terna, the operator of the Italian electricity grid, has entered the green bond market for the first time, with a €750 million ($872 million) offering maturing in July 2023.
Banks report on TCFD-linked pilot study into physical risks
A scenario-based approach to help banks estimate the climate-related physical risks in their loan portfolios has been published in response to the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
Environmental Finance's Green Bonds Asia conference
Environmental Finance's Green Bonds Asia conference saw the agreement of a deal that could help drive growth in the region, writes Michael Hurley.
Green bond round-up, 13 June 2018
DNB Boligkreditt, a subsidiary of Norwegian bank DNB, has raised €1.5 billion ($1.76 billion) from its first green covered bond.
New report aims to help companies disclose physical climate risks
The disclosure of physical climate risks has received less attention than reporting transition climate risks, it was claimed at the launch of a report that aims to help redress the balance.
TCFD guidance for banks launched
Guidance was today launched to help banks assess and report the 'transition risks' in their loan books, as recommended by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
HSBC is latest bank to withdraw from coal and tar sands
HSBC pledged to stop lending to most coal-fired power stations and to stop financing oil from tar sands, but "missed the chance to join the green banking leaders", according to one NGO.
Banking on a changing climate? Part 2
Climate change poses a significant threat to banks. How big is their exposure to climate risks, and what are they doing to mitigate them, asks Peter Cripps. The second part of this two-part feature explores physical risks and liability risks
Banking on a changing climate?
Climate change poses a significant threat to banks. How big is their exposure to climate risks, and what are they doing to mitigate them, asks Peter Cripps