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  • AfDB issues its second green bond of 2014

    11 March 2014

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has tapped the green bond market for the second time this year, after a SEK 1 billion ($153 million) issue was bought by Swedish investors.

  • Swedish insurer snaps up African green bond

    24 February 2014

    SPP, a Swedish pensions and insurance provider owned by Storebrand, was the sole buyer of a SEK 1 billion ($153 million) green bond issue from the African Development Bank (AfDB).

  • Unibail-Rodamco's €750m green bond 'could be first of many'

    21 February 2014

    Commercial real estate company Unibail-Rodamco hopes to repeatedly tap the green bond market after its inaugural €750 million issue was more than three-times oversubscribed.

  • Hannon Armstrong plans more bonds this year, eyes public placements

    19 February 2014

    Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital is planning public offerings of asset-backed securities, after it completed a privately-placed transaction last year.

  • EIB boosts size of Climate Awareness Bond to €2bn

    19 February 2014

    The European Investment Bank has increased the size of its euro-denominated Climate Awareness Bond by a further €500 million ($ 687 million) taking its total size to €2 billion.

  • Robins to leave HSBC to spearhead UNEP Inquiry

    28 January 2014

    Nick Robins is to step down as head of HSBC's Climate Change Centre to help lead a United Nations Environment Programme inquiry into how to green the world's economy.

  • Green bond issues to 'at least double' this year, says HSBC

    28 January 2014

    Green bond issues are set to double to around $25 billion this year, on the back of strong momentum in January and a surge of activity in 2013, HSBC has forecast.

  • SEB, BAML, Morgan Stanley top 2013 green bond underwriting league table

    24 January 2014

    SEB, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) and Morgan Stanley were the most active climate bond underwriters of 2013, according to a new league table of banks active in the rapidly growing market.

  • World Bank issues first floating-rate green bond

    16 January 2014

    The World Bank's International Bank for Reconstruction and Development has issued a $550 million climate bond with an 18-month floating rate.

  • EIB green bond hits record-breaking €1.5bn after 'tap'

    14 January 2014

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has completed a new tranche of one of its green bonds, making it the largest issue in the market.