• KfW adds biodiversity as it launches €13bn green bond programme for 2024

    07 December 2023

    KfW has added biodiversity to its green bond framework as the German development bank aims to raise up to €13 billion ($14 billion) from its green-labelled issuance in 2024.

  • KfW eyes currency diversification ahead of 'busy weeks' for green bond programme

    18 August 2023

    German development bank KfW is hoping to achieve further currency diversification as it rounds off its €10 billion ($10.9 billion) programme for 2023.

  • KfW targeting €10bn green bond issuance in 2023

    19 December 2022

    KfW plans to raise a further €10 billion ($10.6 billion) from green bonds in 2023, after the German development bank reached a $65 billion cumulative issuance total in 2022.

  • KfW plans €10bn green bond issuance in 2022 after record 2021

    21 December 2021

    Following guidance-busting issuance in 2021 and an expanded green bond framework, KfW's Petra Wehlert tells Ahren Lester that expectations are high that it will surpass its 2022 green bond forecast

  • KfW expects to 'significantly' exceed 2021 green bond issuance target

    22 September 2021

    German development bank KfW expects to "significantly" exceed its targeted green bond issuance total in 2021..

  • KfW plans to raise €10bn from green bonds in 2021

    16 December 2020

    German development bank KfW is planning to issue up to €10 billion ($12.1 billion) in green bonds in 2020, after raising a record €8.3 billion in 2020, and proposes achieving a net-zero emissions loan portfolio by 2050.

  • Green bond comment, November: Time is ripe for sovereigns to finally step up

    04 November 2020

    Sovereign green bonds experienced a bumper September, with several new issuers, but Ahren Lester argues other hesitant sovereigns should step-up ahead of COP26 next year to light up this potentially significant market

  • KfW on track for €8bn in 2020 green bond issuance

    26 October 2020

    After a significant jump in green bond issuance in 2019, the KfW capital markets head tells Ahren Lester they still expect 2020 issuance to hit €8 billion and that 'greeniums' have persisted - but don't expect any social or sustainability-linked bonds from the development bank.

  • ESG in Fixed Income Europe, featuring Green Bonds

    03 July 2019

    Nearly 400 delegates attended the conference, now in its ninth year`

  • KfW green bonds price tighter in the secondary market

    01 July 2019

    Bonds issued by German development bank KfW appear to trade at a slight premium to their vanilla counterparts, Environmental Finance's ESG and Fixed Income conference heard.