• Green bond pioneer reflects on record-breaking year

    16 January 2015

    SEB held on to its position as top green bond underwriter in 2014. Christopher Flensborg tells Peter Cripps how he plans to remain a "thought leader" in the emerging market

  • World Bank's retail green bond raises six times more than target

    14 January 2015

    The World Bank has smashed the target for it latest retail green bond by $76 million, and said that high demand from non-institutional investors reflects "an important development" in the market.

  • What does 'the Lima call to climate action' mean for investors?

    16 December 2014

    The UN climate negotiations in Lima ended with a 'call to climate action' but, for many, the meagre progress was disappointing, reports Katie Kouchakji

  • World Bank issues green bond for Belgian investors

    19 November 2014

    The World Bank has launched a retail green bond for investors in Belgium.

  • Mark Carney says climate risks could make most oil reserves 'unburnable'

    14 October 2014

    Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that "the vast majority of oil reserves are unburnable" if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate change.

  • World Bank sees strong demand for structured green bonds

    30 September 2014

    The World Bank has trebled the size of its latest structured bond in response to strong demand from retail investors.

  • World Bank welcomes carbon pricing moves and plans further action

    23 September 2014

    Putting a price on carbon emissions now has support from national and regional governments responsible for more than 54% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to the World Bank.

  • World Bank sells $250m green bond to California

    19 September 2014

    The World Bank has sold a $250 million green bond to the State of California.

  • World Bank sells options to stimulate methane reductions

    16 September 2014

    The World Bank is launching a novel financing mechanism to attract private sector capital to projects that prevent or reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

  • IFC to issue first retail green bond

    12 September 2014

    The World Bank's IFC plans to close a green bond on Monday, in a new type of issue designed for retail clients.