Green Bonds Americas 2015

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Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving large corporations, small- and middle-market businesses and individual consumers in more than 150 countries with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. The company provides, through various banking and broker-dealer affiliates, M&A advice, equity and debt capital raising solutions, lending, risk management, treasury, liquidity, and payments management. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For additional information regarding Bank of America Merrill Lynch, please see

BNP Paribas has operations in 75 countries and boasts more than 185,000 employees, including approximately 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific. Please visit


The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.



Crédit Agricole CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Crédit Agricole group, the world's n°8 largest bank by total assets (The Banker, July 2014). The Bank offers its clients a large range of products and services, structured around five major divisions: Client Coverage & International Network, Investment Banking, Structured Finance, Fixed Income Markets, Debt Optimisation and Distribution.

Credit Agricole CIB was the first French bank to sign the Equator Principles. It has also been a pioneer in Green Bond markets with the arrangement of public transactions from 2012 for a wide array of issuers (supranational banks, corporate, local authorities, banks). Relying on the expertise of a dedicated team and on the strong support of all bankers, the bank is one of the most active banks in this market having arranged almost all Green Bonds placed in EURO markets.

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Hannon Armstrong provides debt and equity financing to the energy efficiency and renewable energy markets. We focus on providing preferred or senior level capital to established sponsors and high credit quality obligors, such as U.S. federal, state and local governments, Global 1000 corporations and private developers, for assets that generate long-term, recurring and predictable cash flows.  Our management team has extensive industry knowledge and experience, having completed its first renewable energy financing more than 25 years ago and its first energy efficiency financing over 15 years ago.  We are based in Annapolis, Maryland, and we elected and qualified to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT) for federal income-tax purposes, beginning with our taxable year ended December 31, 2013.

SEB is a leading Nordic financial services group. As a relationship bank strongly committed to deliver customer value, SEB in Sweden and Baltic countries offers financial advice and a wide range of financial services. In Denmark, Finland, Norway and Germany the Bank's operations have a strong focus on a full-service offering to corporate and institutional clients. SEB's activities are carried out with a long-term perspective to fulfil the Bank's role to assist businesses and markets to thrive. The international nature of SEB's business is reflected in its presence in some 20 countries worldwide. SEB serves more than 4 million customers and has around 16,000 employees.

The inaugural World Bank Green Bond was the first climate related fixed income instrument to attract mainstream portfolios in a larger way. The concept was developed by the World Bank and SEB in 2007. Since then, SEB has seen sustainability issues increase in importance among all client segments and SEB has maintained its leading position as underwriter in the rapidly growing Green Bond market. Learn more about green bonds on bonds

TD Securities is a leading provider of a wide range of integrated capital markets products and services to corporations, governments and institutions. TD Securities provides advice and seamless support to clients around the world in the following areas: corporate and government banking, capital markets, investments, interest rate, currency and derivative products.

TD became the first carbon neutral North American-based bank in 2010 and is committed to continuously improving its operational footprint. In 2014, TD became the first commercial financial institution in Canada to issue a green bond. TD's three-year $500 MM Green Bond aligned with the industry's Green Bond Principles and its proceeds were used to finance TD projects that contributed to the low-carbon economy. 

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South Pole Group ( is a leading sustainability solution provider. The company headquartered in Zurich operates with 16 offices and spans 6 continents.

Initially focused on the development of premium carbon emission reduction projects, the company now offers a wide spectrum of sustainability services, including climate policy and strategy advisory. Its expertise covers the areas of climate change, forests and land use, water, sustainable cities and buildings, as well as renewable energy and energy efficiency. The company is determined to help its clients grow their business with ground breaking solutions which positively impact the environment and the needs of society.

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ACORE, a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization, is dedicated to building a secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. ACORE seeks to advance renewable energy through finance, policy, technology, and market development and is concentrating its member focus in 2015 on National Defense & Security, Power Generation & Infrastructure, and Transportation. Additional information is available at

Ceres is a U.S. based nonprofit organization that works with institutional investors and businesses on sustainable investment and business practices, focusing on economic risks and opportunities relating to climate change, water scarcity and other sustainability challenges. Ceres coordinates the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), a network of more than 110 asset owners and asset managers collectively managing over $13 trillion in assets. For more information visit