• Taxonomania

    14 April 2022

    Can the patchwork of taxonomies springing up across the world ever be reconciled, ask Genevieve Redgrave and Peter Cripps

  • Defining transition finance: how to be inclusive yet specific

    28 September 2020

    Transition finance has garnered a lot of attention, but the challenge of delineating what exactly it is remains unresolved. Three recent reports try to balance the need for the definition to be both broad enough to be inclusive, yet specific enough to protect the instruments from claims of greenwashing. Ahren Lester reports.

  • Climate-themed bond universe market grows to $500bn

    17 July 2014

    The vast potential of the green bond market has been underlined in a report that identifies a $500 billion universe of bonds as 'climate-themed'.

  • Arise launches SEK1.1 bn green bond

    16 April 2014

    Wind farm developer Arise has issued an SEK 1.1 billion ($16.7 million) green bond, securitised by revenue from 10 wind farms in southern Sweden.

  • SEB remains biggest green bond underwriter in first quarter of 2014

    08 April 2014

    Nordic bank SEB has maintained its position as the largest underwriter of green bonds in the first quarter of 2014.

  • Record breaking quarter for green bonds boosted by corporate issues

    01 April 2014

    The green bond market broke fresh records for issuance in the first quarter of 2014, with corporate issues nearly matching those of development banks.

  • EIB raises £500m in its first Sterling green bond

    28 March 2014

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has issued its first Sterling-denominated green bond, raising £500 million ($831 million).