• Chemicals giant agrees 'positive incentive' credit facility

    22 January 2019

    Solvay, one of Europe's largest chemicals companies, has agreed to link the terms of a €2 billion ($2.3 billion) revolving credit facility to achievements in reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • Three groups dominate Japanese fossil fuel finance, report says

    11 September 2018

    Three financial institutions have been the driving motor powering Japan's fossil fuel industry, according to a study by Dutch research company Profundo.

  • Olam secures Asia's first sustainability-linked club loan facility

    26 March 2018

    Agri business Olam has signed a three-year sustainability-linked revolving credit facility, aggregating $500 million of loans.

  • Credit Agricole, BNP and Natixis fund world's largest solar project

    25 May 2017

    The world's largest solar photovoltaic (PV) project, at 1.2GW when operational, has received $900 million in funding including loans from Credit Agricole, BNP Paribas and Natixis as part of a banking syndicate.

  • NBAD makes second attempt at first green bond

    27 March 2017

    The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has returned to the green bond market, after postponing its first planned offering in September.

  • HSBC tightens policy on palm oil financing

    21 February 2017

    HSBC has pledged to tighten its policy on financing palm oil companies, to help improve the sustainability of the industry.

  • NBAD set to launch Middle East's first green bond

    19 August 2016

    The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) is gearing up to launch a $500 million green bond, the first from a Middle Eastern issuer.

  • EF BRIEFS: Sumitomo, GIB, Senvion

    29 July 2016

    Japan's Sumitomo Corporation has agreed to indirectly buy, through Macquarie Capital, a 12.5% stake in an offshore wind farm, for an undisclosed fee.

  • EF BRIEFS: Allianz; Electric car subsidy, US Clean Power Plan hearing postponed

    18 May 2016

    Allianz Global Investors has acquired an onshore wind portfolio from the Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF).

  • Consortium nets £1.3bn for UK offshore wind project in 'swift' fundraising round

    13 May 2016

    Masdar, Statoil and Statkraft have bagged £1.3 billion ($1.9 billion) in project financing for a major offshore wind venture, saying the deal proves investor confidence in the sector.