• Green bond round-up: ICO, Klabin, Reykjavik Energy, Midsummer, IBRD, Fabege, Housing New Zealand, Argosy Property and Vasakronan

    03 April 2019

    Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), a state-owned Spanish bank, has issued a €500 million ($562 million) green note that matures in 2024.

  • Green bonds round-up, 16 January

    16 January 2019

    Italian energy company Enel has returned to the green bond market, with its third such deal, raising €1 billion ($1.1 billion).

  • Corporates converge to increase sustainable finance influence

    15 January 2019

    A group of Europe’s largest corporate issuers of green and sustainable bonds has created a forum to help ‘put business at the forefront’ of the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • Green bond round-up, 26 September 2018

    26 September 2018

    The Asian Development Bank has issued a $750 million green bond – its first benchmark transaction denominated in USD since August last year.

  • Green bond comment, September 2018: Land of the rising green bond

    05 September 2018

    A burst of issues from Asia and Australia in August could be the sign of a greater willingness from companies in the region to issue green, social or sustainability bonds.

  • Lessons from the Nordics

    19 July 2018

    The Nordic countries are in the vanguard of the green bond market, leading the march in areas such as impact reporting. Michael Hurley asks what lessons the rest of the world can learn

  • Green bond round-up, 17 May 2017

    17 May 2017

    German mortgage lender Berlin Hyp is set to return to the green bond market with its second euro-denominated covered green bond.

  • Kommuninvest issues largest ever SEK green bond

    19 October 2016

    Swedish public sector lender Kommuninvest has priced the largest ever Swedish krona green bond, raising some SEK5 billion ($570 million).

  • Utility returns to green bond market, with benchmark issue

    15 April 2016

    A utility has returned to the green bond market, after pricing €1 billion ($1.1 billion) of notes, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Two Swedish real estate firms each issue SEK500m green bonds

    28 August 2015

    Swedish municipal housing associations Stångåstaden and Uppsalahem have become the latest real estate firms to tap the green bond market after they both priced SEK500 million ($58 million) issues.