• Sovereign involvement 'critical' for scaling natural capital

    11 March 2022

    Government involvement in natural capital investment is crucial for scaling finance in the area, an executive at the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) has said.

  • Green banks as financial engines of country action

    23 January 2020

    Many emerging economies are planning to set up their own green banks, following in the footsteps of countries such as the UK and the USA, say Angela Whitney and Gavin Templeton

  • 50 shades of green bonds - and 50 ways of assessing them

    29 December 2016

    Ratings agencies have weighed into the green bond market in the past year, adding to the raft of existing tools for assessing bonds. Where is this increasingly crowded marketplace heading, asks Peter Cripps

  • GIB to launch Green Impact Report for potential commercial use

    14 November 2016

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has launched a methodology to quantify on the environmental benefits of a given infrastructure asset or portfolio. The bank believes its Green Impact Report could be sold to investors looking to rate the green credentials of an investment.

  • UK GIB to devise green bond rating system

    26 June 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) is to devise a system to help rate green bonds and compare their environmental benefits.

  • UK GIB publishes Handbook to help others assess, monitor and report

    20 March 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) has published a Green Investment Handbook, as previously revealed by Environmental Finance.

  • GIB to publish Green Investment Handbook

    11 February 2015

    The UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) is to launch a guidebook to help companies and investors measure the 'greenness' of their investments.