• ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: BlackRock: 'transition investments are green'

    28 September 2023

    BlackRock considers credible transition projects to be 'green', rather than putting them into a transition category, an Environmental Finance conference heard.

  • ESG in Fixed Income Americas 2023: Export Development Canada to issue first green bond since 2019

    27 September 2023

    After not issuing a green bond since 2019, Export Development Canada has revealed to Environmental Finance that it will issue a green bond soon, and is considering its first-ever 'orange' bond.

  • New York prepares second $700m social bond

    19 September 2023

    The City of New York is planning in October to raise $700 million from its second social bond, which will be used to build 4,500 affordable homes in the city.

  • Ginnie Mae launches 'social bond' label for investors

    15 September 2023

    Ginnie Mae will launch a 'social bond label' for investors in its single-family mortgage backed security (MBS) programme from October, which it described as an "important step" for the US government-owned residential mortgage agency.

  • S&P finalises SPO integration with Shades of Green, adding another colour

    14 September 2023

    S&P Global Ratings has finalised the integration of its recently acquired Shades of Green business into its second-party opinion (SPOs) methodology for sustainable finance instruments,...

  • Pentagreen commits $30m in first deal signing

    08 September 2023

    Pentagreen Capital has penned its first deal, committing $30 million to Philippines-based renewable energy platform, Citicore Solar Energy Corporation.