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  • China dominates new Clean200 list ahead of US

    22 February 2017

    Companies based in China form over a third of an updated list of 200 clean energy companies compiled by Canadian research firm Corporate Knights and US non-profit As You Sow.

  • US 'to overtake Germany as third biggest solar market', despite Trump

    25 January 2017

    The US will become the third largest market for solar in 2017 overtaking Germany, according to a report by data provider Sustainalytics.

  • Companies take $14bn hit from water problems in 2016, CDP finds

    18 November 2016

    The value of water-related financial impacts borne by companies soared to $14 billion last year, up from $2.6 billion the previous year.

  • Clean energy list identifies low-carbon investment opportunities

    16 August 2016

    An initiative to help investors exploit the opportunities arising from the transition to a low carbon economy has been launched by Canadian research firm Corporate Knights and US non-profit As You Sow.

  • Green bond issuance hits record high in Q2

    05 July 2016

    More than $18 billion of labelled green bonds were issued in the three months to 30 June, a record level of issuance for a single quarter, according to data collected by Environmental Finance.

  • Green bond comment - May

    25 May 2016

    The green bond market has continued its rapid march to maturity in recent weeks, with new geographies and industry sectors coming to market for the first time, innovative bond structures being launched, significant pricing advantages being reported, and plans for a new service to rate bonds on their environmental impact.

  • China's Geely readies itself for USD green bond

    11 May 2016

    Chinese corporate Geely is set to raise a green bond to make taxis more environmentally friendly.

  • Toyota confirms up-sizing of latest green ABS

    10 May 2016

    Toyota has increased the size of its third green asset-backed bond to $1.6 billion, from an initial $1.2 billion.

  • Biggest beasts of green bond market are crowned

    05 May 2016

    Some of the biggest beasts in the green bond market were honoured today, in the final instalment of the inaugural Green Bond Awards.

  • Corporate issuer launches third asset-backed green bond

    29 April 2016

    An established green bond issuer is returning to the market with its third asset-backed issue (ABS), which could reach $1.6 billion.