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  • Seeing the green bonds for the trees

    11 July 2014

    With the green bond market experiencing rapid growth, a new type of 'REDD+ bond' that supports sustainable forestry and agriculture has been proposed. Rupert Edwards and Gloria Gonzalez explain

  • Is GDF's green bond issue really green?

    03 July 2014

    The proceeds of GDF Suez's €2.5 billion green bond will help finance a Brazilian dam that Ryan Brightwell and Zachary Hurwitz argue will damage the environment

  • Making hay while the sun shines

    24 June 2014

    What does the recent spate of convertible issues tell us about the solar market, and are there more to come, asks Peter Cripps

  • Assuring Green Bonds

    01 May 2014

    As the green bond market rapidly scales up, assurance will play a vital role in preserving its integrity, argue Pernille Holtedahl, Matthew Jones and Douglas Farquhar

  • A matter of principles: Editor's view point

    25 April 2014

    With the value of green bond issues forecast to rise to $25 billion in 2014, compared with last year's record-breaking $11.4 billion, there are signs that the market is finally starting to realise some of its enormous potential.

  • Creating the Green Bond Principles

    22 April 2014

    The launch of the Green Bond Principles are seen by many as a catalyst in a market that is already experiencing exponential growth. How will the principles help and how might they evolve, asks Peter Cripps

  • Deals of the Year Awards

    01 April 2014

    Revealed: the winners of Environmental Finance's 7th annual Deals of the Year Awards

  • Bond investors fix their sights on ESG

    17 February 2014

    Investors are beginning to extend responsible investment principles from their listed equity portfolios into fixed income. But the asset class poses particular challenges. Mark Nicholls reports

  • Q&A: Marcel Jeucken, managing director of responsible investment at PGGM Investments

    21 January 2014
  • Q&A: Brian Rice, portfolio manager sustainability investments at CalSTRS

    21 January 2014

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