Sweden tops Sarasin's new sovereign sustainability matrix
Sweden has come top of J. Safra Sarasin's newly created sovereign sustainability matrix, which Sarasin says will complement existing ratings for sovereign bond issuers.
World Bank reveals environmental impact of its 77 green bond projects
The World Bank, one of the largest issuers of green bonds, has published a detailed summary of the environmental and social impacts of all 77 projects financed by the proceeds.
India's plans to offer dollar-linked tariffs for renewables under scrutiny
The risks of offering dollar-linked tariffs for renewable energy need to be carefully managed, argues Gireesh Shrimali
World Bank to pay $2.40 for methane credits in 'scalable' initiative
The World Bank has agreed to pay $2.40 for carbon credits through a new initiative to help keep methane-reduction projects alive.
Development banks agree principles for measuring climate finance
The world's largest development banks have joined together to agree principles for measuring their financing of green projects.
Infographic: The growth of carbon pricing
Carbon pricing instruments around the world now have a combined value of almost $50 billion, according to new data from the World Bank.
Under scrutiny: green bond impact reporting
Issuers' reports on the environmental impact of their green bonds range from a few paragraphs on hard-to-find webpages to 80-page documents. But, given the costs and assumptions involved, some question whether more is necessarily better. Graham Cooper reports
World Bank smashes $500m in index-linked green bonds
The World Bank has broken through the $500 million mark for its index-linked green bond issuance.
SunEdison bags two more renewables companies for new yieldco
SunEdison has bought two more renewable energy companies for its yieldco, continuing an unrivalled spate of acquisitions in the sector in recent months.
Green bonds 'can help achieve $100bn climate finance goal'
Green bonds have been named one of the four instruments available to financial institutions to help ramp climate finance up to its $100 billion a year target.