• EIB to phase out coal-fired lending

    24 July 2013

    One of the world's biggest energy lenders, the European Investment Bank, has adopted new lending policies expected to see it phase out the financing of coal-fired power plants.

  • EIB issues record-breaking €650m green bond

    12 July 2013

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued a €650 million ($849.4 million) Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) – the largest ever green bond to be denominated in euros, and the first to use the EIB's ECoop framework.

  • AfDB plans $500m green bond issue by end October

    10 July 2013

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to issue a $500 million green bond in September or October, Environmental Finance can reveal.

  • Can green bonds go mainstream?

    20 June 2013

    The green bond market is on the march after the first billion-dollar issuance, but what is needed for the fledgling asset class to break into the mainstream, asks Elza Holmstedt Pell

  • China kicks off carbon trading pilot

    18 June 2013

    China's first carbon trading programme has been welcomed by industry experts as a key step on the road to a national carbon market. Graham Cooper reports