• 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.

  • The Equator Principles: the push for Asia

    21 August 2014

    The Equator Principles have successfully attracted signatories in the developed world, but the support of banks in rapidly growing Asian markets remains elusive. Peter Cripps looks at the prospects for the initiative.

  • World Bank sells $12m green bond to Merrill Lynch clients

    21 August 2014

    The World Bank has sold a $12 million green bond exclusively to clients of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.