For the third year in a row, Caisse Française de Financement Local (CAFFIL) won the title of best asset-backed/asset-based/covered social bond, for its €750 million ($822.8 million) healthcare issue to finance public hospitals.
Malaysian firm Hong Leong Bank Berhad (HLBB) completed a ground-breaking social sustainable securitisation worth a total of RM300 million ($71 million) for national mortgage broker Cagamas Berhad in August 2021.
Symbiotics won the Award for innovation - bond structure for a second consecutive year, after an INR345 million ($4.6million) three-year green bond to support climate-smart agriculture was issued under...
The Impact Investment Exchange's Women's Livelihood Bond Series was the world's first gender-lens impact investing security listed on a stock exchange and has since gone on to raise $78 million in blended capital.
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), known as the World Bank, issued two green bonds, of A$274 million ($202.7 million) and NZ$241 million ($166.1 million) for climate finance in developing countries.
HSBC secured six Environmental Finance Bond Awards categories in 2022, revealing the high regard in the market for its structuring and engagement work across green, social and sustainability bonds during 2021.
NatWest Markets collected the local authority/municipality social bond lead manager of the year award as the investment bank focuses attention on the importance of social finance secured by regional...
Crédit Agricole Corporate Investment Bank (CA-CIB) secured the local authority/municipality sustainability bond lead manager of the year award after the French bank played a leading role in a string of debut European issuances from the sector.
Chile scooped the sovereign social bond of the year award after securing the lowest coupon for a Latin American sovereign ever, as part of a mammoth $5.8 billion multi-currency social bond issuance in July 2021.
Targeting neighbourhood improvement through property rehabilitation, the City of Detroit last year issued $175 million in Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds that it self-designated as social bonds.
US-based financial institution OneMain Financial issued its inaugural $750 million social bond to provide a portfolio of social loans to disadvantaged customers in credit-insecure or credit-at-risk areas of the country.
Belgian healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT) Aedifica's €500 million ($590 million) sustainability bond is both green and social, as it is used to refinance environmentally sustainable healthcare assets.
The Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (MCWT) raised a total of $351.4 million from the issuance of a series of green and sustainability bonds to finance wastewater and drinking water projects for eligible borrowers in the state.
Brazilian public private partnership (PPP) Smart Luz - a concession by Rio Luz, the municipal company that manages the city of Rio de Janeiro's public lighting system - finances a 20-year public lighting and smart city services sub-concession.