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  • Deutsche Bank launches €1bn green bond portfolio

    20 February 2015

    Deutsche Bank has pledged to buy €1 billion ($1.1 billion) of green bonds, in a further sign of confidence in the market's prospects.

  • World Bank launches its biggest US dollar green bond

    20 February 2015

    The World Bank, through its International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has issued its largest US dollar-denominated green bond, raising $600 million.

  • Development banks in initiative to harmonise green bond impact reporting

    13 February 2015

    A number of multilateral development banks (MDBs) are working together to produce harmonised guidelines for reporting the impacts of green bonds, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • First-time issuers and IFIs to boost 2015 green bond market, says Morgan Stanley

    12 February 2015

    The green bond market will continue to be boosted this year by first-time issuers, including financial institutions, according to a green bonds specialist at Morgan Stanley.

  • Investors call for green bond standards

    10 February 2015

    A group of more than 20 buyers of green bonds have called for the development of standards to help the fledgling market's rapid growth continue.

  • World Bank issues first green bond in Indian rupees

    23 January 2015

    The World Bank has issued its first green bond in Indian rupees.

  • 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.