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  • S&P and Goldman Sachs create responsible investment indices

    25 June 2015

    Standard & Poor's (S&P) has teamed up with Goldman Sachs to create two responsible investment indices – the latest in a series of launches in the space this week.

  • Toyota issues $1.25bn asset-backed green bond

    19 June 2015

    Toyota has issued its second asset-backed green bond, this time for $1.25 billion.

  • Citi and Renew Financial issue first ever unsecured energy efficiency ABS

    17 June 2015

    Citi and Renew Financial have issued the first ever asset-backed security (ABS) transaction comprised of unsecured consumer energy efficiency loans.

  • World Bank's Kyte calls for 'more risk sharing' in green bond market

    27 March 2015

    Green bond investors need to stop relying on the balance sheets of large issuers and start sharing some of the risk, according to the World Bank's Rachel Kyte.

  • 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

  • CalSTRS sees threefold increase in green bond investment in 2014

    13 November 2014

    California State Teachers' Retirement Systems (CalSTRS) has increased its investment into green bonds almost threefold in 2014.

  • The rise of the green bond index

    06 November 2014

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays/MSCI and Standard & Poor's have started green bond indexes. What impact will they have on the fledgling market, ask Sophie Robinson-Tillett and Peter Cripps

  • Calvert Green Bond Fund – one year on

    03 November 2014

    On the first anniversary of the launch of the Calvert Green Bond Fund, its managers are pleased with its performance but are frustrated by an unrealised opportunity to roll out more green mortgage-backed securities.

  • Commercial and industrial rooftop 'to be fastest growing UK solar market'

    05 September 2014

    Commercial and industrial rooftops have the potential to become the fastest growing segment of the UK solar market over the remainder of the decade, a listed investment fund believes.

  • Corporate green bond issuance to hit $20bn in 2014, predicts S&P

    21 May 2014

    The value of corporate green bond issues is set to grow to $20 billion in 2014, a new report from Standard & Poor's has predicted.