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  • Chile sends 'strong message' to sustainability-linked bond market

    07 March 2022

    Amid rising scrutiny of sustainability-linked bonds, Chile's debt head Patricio Sepúlveda Carmona hopes its landmark sovereign bond can set a strong baseline for future issuers. Ahren Lester reports

  • A 'year of records' for LGX

    18 February 2022

    The ground-breaking Luxembourg Green Exchange set fresh records in 2021, Laetitia Hamon tells Ahren Lester

  • Impact reporting: a work in progress

    08 February 2022

    Green bond impact reporting growing significantly, but problems remain, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Genevieve Redgrave reports

  • Milestone $1trn sustainable bond issuance crossed in 2021

    26 January 2022

    The long-anticipated $1 trillion issuance milestone was finally reached in 2021, laying the groundwork for another record-breaking year in 2022. Ahren Lester writes

  • Sustainable bonds in 2022 - beyond $1trn

    23 December 2021

    After another record-breaking 2021, hopes are high that sustainable bond issuance will surge past $1 trillion in 2022. Ahren Lester reports

  • 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

  • Using debt capital markets to address Africa's challenges

    26 November 2021

    Sustainable development in Africa requires a new financing approach, says Arvana Singh

  • SLBs without 1.5֯ C targets 'don't hold water'

    24 November 2021

    Investors and underwriters disagree about what makes a good sustainability-linked bond, writes Madeleine Jenkins

  • Green buildings 'at tipping point'

    01 November 2021

    Emerging markets issuers see growing value in gaining green building certifications, Michael Hurley writes

  • Strong Q3 sustainable bond issuance despite EU social bond slowdown

    29 October 2021

    Despite headline totals dragged lower by a slowdown in the EU social bond programme, third-quarter sustainable bond issuance continued to outperform the year prior, Environmental Finance data show. Ahren Lester reports