• World Bank issues sustainability-linked notes for UBS clients

    12 September 2018

    The World Bank has partnered with UBS to offer a bond linked to a sustainability index to help raise funds for its sustainable development work.

  • Green bond round-up, 25 April

    25 April 2018

    More than $3.3 billion of green bonds have settled in the first three days of this week*, with announcements suggesting that a strong pipeline of issuance of green and social bonds can be expected in coming weeks.

  • Green bond round-up, 14 February 2018

    14 February 2018

    National Australia Bank (NAB) has issued the country's first residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS) that includes a green tranche certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).

  • World Bank repays $9.6m under its PAF scheme

    08 December 2017

    The World Bank has repaid $9.6 million to bondholders that acquired notes issued under its innovative Pilot Auction Facility (PAF) scheme.

  • World Bank issues $360m cat bond for Mexico

    04 August 2017

    The World Bank has issued a $360 million catastrophe bond to provide Mexico with protection against financial losses from earthquakes and tropical cyclones.

  • World Bank launches SDG bonds

    10 March 2017

    The World Bank has launched a €163 million ($172 million) index linked bond that will directly link returns to the performance of companies advancing the global development priorities set out in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

  • World Bank issues green bond for Morocco

    08 November 2016

    The World Bank (the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) has issued a green bond that was exclusively bought by the Bank Al-Maghrib, the Central Bank of Morocco.