• Green bond market "to grow by $100bn this year", after smashing records in 2014

    14 January 2015

    The green bond market more than tripled in 2014, according to figures from the Climate Bonds Iniative (CBI), which has maintained its prediction that it will see a further $100 billion of issues this year.

  • A review of the green bond market in 2014

    18 December 2014

    The green bond market trebled in size in 2014 - but who were the big winners and can the breakneck speed of expansion continue, asks Peter Cripps

  • TRIG buys Scottish wind farm

    17 November 2014

    The Renewable Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has bought an onshore wind farm in Scotland for £32 million ($50 million).

  • Investors and issuers pledge to expand green bonds market

    23 September 2014

    A group of institutional investors, with more than $2 trillion in assets under management, has pledged to work "to grow a large and robust [green bond] market that makes a real contribution to addressing climate change".

  • SEB remains top green bond underwriter in Q2, but HSBC and Natixis make gains

    20 August 2014

    SEB retained its place as the leading green bond underwriter in the second quarter of 2014, while HSBC and Natixis surged up the rankings helped by some blockbuster issues.

  • ADB issues $50m 'risk sharing loan' to Indonesia geothermal project

    25 July 2014

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reinforced its commitment to kickstart Indonesia's geothermal sector by providing a $50 million 'risk sharing loan' to help a 240MW project get off the ground.

  • Green bonds reach the tipping point

    22 July 2014

    A surge of corporate issues is supporting a bullish mood in the environmental bond market, says Graham Cooper

  • KfW backs Brazilian wind farms with $335m loan

    22 July 2014

    German development bank KfW is to provide a $335 million loan to Brazil's state-owned bank BNDES to help finance wind farms within Brazil.

  • People moves

    09 July 2014

    The latest personnel changes across the industry, including departures at Duke Energy, appointments at GDF Suez and new positions at Northern Trust

  • Is GDF's green bond issue really green?

    03 July 2014

    The proceeds of GDF Suez's €2.5 billion green bond will help finance a Brazilian dam that Ryan Brightwell and Zachary Hurwitz argue will damage the environment