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  • A range of opinions

    13 April 2015

    Second-party opinion providers are becoming increasingly important to the green bond market. Sophie Robinson Tillett takes a look at the different providers

  • Why the green bond market was 'half full' in Q1

    08 April 2015

    Negative stories make eye-catching headlines. So, it was tempting to go into 'tabloid mode' after our figures showed that issues of green-labelled bonds slowed in the first quarter.

  • Green bonds face key year

    25 March 2015

    The green bond market is at a critical juncture, says Peter Cripps.

  • Q&A: Storebrand's new green bond fund

    12 March 2015

    Helena Lindahl of Storebrand/SPP discusses the asset manager's new green bond fund.

  • What is the future of high-yield green bonds?

    04 March 2015

    There has been only a handful of high-yield green bonds to date, but this segment of the market has potential to grow. Impact reporting and the relaxation of restrictions on issuers are two ways in which high-yield paper may differ from investment grade issues, argue Aaron Franklin and Francesco Lione.

  • Green bond pioneer reflects on record-breaking year

    16 January 2015

    SEB held on to its position as top green bond underwriter in 2014. Christopher Flensborg tells Peter Cripps how he plans to remain a "thought leader" in the emerging market

  • How to ensure the ESG credentials of green bonds

    08 January 2015

    Green bonds should not focus on just one environmental factor, but should take broader environmental, social and governance considerations into account, argues Marcio Viegas

  • Have we turned a corner on climate change?

    31 December 2014

    Will 2014 be remembered as the year when the world turned a corner on climate change?

  • A look back at 2014: what were this year's key developments?

    30 December 2014

    It's been a momentous year in many of the markets that we cover. Graham Cooper and Sophie Robinson-Tillett reflect on some of the key developments

  • Quotes of the quarter

    23 December 2014

    As the calendar year wraps up, Environmental Finance takes a look back at some of the quotes that defined the last quarter.