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  • Green bond funds struggle in tough 2018

    22 February 2019

    In a tough year for fixed income markets, most green bond funds lagged their benchmarks. Peter Cripps and Elena K. Johansson report

  • Green bond market breaks half-a-trillion-dollar barrier

    13 November 2018

    Total green bond issuance has smashed through the $500 billion barrier, marking a significant milestone for the 11-year-old market, data from Environmental Finance’s database reveals.

  • NN IP endorses dedicated green bond allocation for investors

    22 August 2017

    Dutch asset manager NN Investment Partners has called on investors to dedicate a separate part of their portfolios to exclusively buy green bonds.

  • NN IP calls for green bond issuers to use KPIs

    14 June 2017

    NN Investment Partners (IP) has called for green bond issuers to report on quantitative key performance indicators (KPIs) to boost transparency and interest from investors.

  • Revised GBPs get qualified welcome from investors

    22 June 2016

    New guidance for issuers of 'social' bonds and 'pure-play' green bonds, in the latest version of the Green Bond Principles (GBPs), has been broadly welcomed by investors.

  • Dutch asset manager set to launch green bond fund

    16 February 2016

    A Dutch asset manager is set to launch a green bond fund, focusing on euro-denominated issues.