• HSBC and IFC real economy green bond fund raises $470m

    20 May 2020

    HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) and the International Finance Corporation announced their green bond fund targeting "real economy" assets has raised more than $470 million following its third close.

  • Impact investors can better articulate outcomes, says Tideline

    24 April 2020

    The first year of investor reporting in line with requirements of the IFC's Operating Principles for Impact Management has highlighted strengths and areas for improvement for the wider impact market, says a report by US-based consultancy Tideline.

  • $26trn impact investment opportunity waiting to be unlocked, says IFC

    11 April 2019

    Investors’ appetite for impact investing could be as high as $26 trillion globally, according to estimates by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

  • Green bonds round-up - 24 Oct - 17 new deals

    24 October 2018

    Royal Schiphol Group, the owner of Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, has priced a green bond worth €500 million ($576 million), making it the first European airport to issue green-labelled notes.

  • Green Bond Comment, March

    04 April 2018

    At least $28 billion of new green bonds were issued in the first three months of 2018, according to preliminary data from the Environmental Finance Green Bonds Database.

  • IFC and Amundi close world's largest green bond fund

    16 March 2018

    The world's biggest green bond fund was officially launched today, having raised $1.42 billion to buy paper from banks in emerging markets.