• Microsoft makes $50m investment in sustainability firm

    23 July 2020

    Tech giant Microsoft has invested $50 million in Energy Impact Partners, a venture capital firm with focus on the sustainable energy transition.

  • Green bond round-up: Orsted, Starbucks, Azure, Wapda, Greenworks ... and more

    08 May 2019

    Danish wind energy company Orsted plans to return to the green bond market with a multi-tranche transaction denominated in Sterling.

  • Terry Smith bullish on anniversary of sustainable equities fund

    23 November 2018

    Fundsmith's foray into sustainable investing has yielded early success and is poised for further growth, founder Terry Smith tells Graham Cooper

  • Big in Japan?

    04 September 2017

    Support from the biggest pension fund in the world is helping ESG take off in Japan, write Peter Cripps and Joe Walsh

  • Japan to issue a 'deluge' of green bonds in 2017

    08 May 2017

    Japanese green bond issuance is set to take off in 2017, having grabbed the attention of local capital markets, according to one second opinion provider recently established in the country.

  • Final winners revealed in Environmental Finance's Green Bond Awards

    11 April 2017

    The best innovations, intermediaries and banks that helped the market set fresh records in 2016 have been honoured in the final wave of the Green Bond Awards.

  • Further Environmental Finance Green Bonds Awards winners announced

    10 April 2017

    The second wave of winners of Environmental Finance's Green Bond Awards hail the market's big issuers and innovators.

  • Environmental Finance Green Bond Awards winners revealed

    07 April 2017

    Environmental Finance's Green Bond Awards have gone from strength to strength with the number of categories expanding to reflect the growth in the market.

  • Starbucks issues JPY85bn sustainability bond

    13 March 2017

    US coffee shop giant Starbucks has issued a JPY85 billion ($736 million) sustainability bond, the biggest of its kind issued in Japanese yen.

  • Comment: The Paris Agreement should not be Trumped

    01 January 2017

    After the celebrations sparked by the Paris Agreement in 2015, followed by its earlier-than- expected ratification, Donald Trump has delivered a shock to the system, says Peter Cripps.