Sustainable bond pricing perk 'not enough' for emerging market issuers
A webinar organised by Environmental Finance and the IFC heard from emerging market issuers of green, social and sustainability bonds about their experiences. Ahren Lester reports
UNFCCC mulls green bonds to help refinance CDM
The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has tabled plans to launch a green bond-based refinancing facility for the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
African Renewable Energy Fund raises $100m
The African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF), which focuses on renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, reached a first close yesterday, as it raised $100 million to invest in small- to medium-sized independent power producers.