• Sustainable bonds 'on track' for $1bn issuance in 2024

    18 April 2024

    Sustainable bond issuance is looking set to return to a billion-dollar market in 2024 after a record-breaking first quarter, according to Environmental Finance figures.

  • Sovereign green bonds should 'move on from railways' for impact

    18 April 2024

    Sovereign issuers have been urged by an investor to look beyond clean transport - in particular, railways - for their green bond allocations in order to improve impact, an Environmental Finance event heard.

  • Emerging markets sustainable bond issuance still faces challenges

    18 April 2024

    Momentum is building in sustainable bond issuance in several emerging markets, but a range of obstacles to attracting capital still need to be overcome, attendees at the Environmental Finance Sustainable Debt EMEA conference heard.

  • 'Just transition' data a work in progress, development bank claims

    18 April 2024

    A development bank is working on metrics to measure and report on 'just transition', an Environmental Finance Sustainable Debt EMEA conference in London has heard.

  • 'Don't overlook non-EU countries' for EU aligned assets

    17 April 2024

    Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has urged issuers to not discount non-EU countries on their assumed quality of sustainability data, an Environmental Finance event heard.

  • Bond round-up: RWE, NYK Line, KfW ... and more

    17 April 2024
  • Transition and good returns 'aligning more' in bond markets

    17 April 2024

    The link between issuers with good transition strategies and good returns in the bond market is increasingly becoming clearer, two transition bond fund managers told an Environmental Finance event.

  • Exclusive: KfW raises CNY2bn from green bond

    17 April 2024

    German development bank KfW has raised CNY2 billion ($275 million) from its first Chinese yuan-denominated green bond deal of 2024, Environmental Finance has learned - consolidating its position as the largest foreign issuer of green notes in this currency.

  • Hungary mulling transition bond following Japan's success

    17 April 2024

    Hungary is considering issuing a transition bond, after the success of Japan's trailblazing sovereign issue opened the possibility of other sovereigns adopting the label, delegates at Environmental Finance's Sustainable Debt EMEA conference heard.

  • Jury still out on transition bond label

    16 April 2024

    Banks disagree on how helpful 'transition' labels for bonds are, an Environmental Finance event heard.