Green bond round-up, 11 July 2018
Results for World Bank
A significant increase in the level of private finance being channelled into forest conservation is required in order to meet the aims of the Paris Agreement, a roundtable organised by Environmental Finance and Finance for Forests heard. Michael Hurley reports
Japan Post Insurance, a life insurance company within the Japan Post Group, was the sole investor in…
The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) announced Foppe-Jan van der Meij of Actiam as its…
Pimco would like to see more bond issuers replicate HSBC’s $1 billion UN Sustainable Development Goal…
Financing of climate-related projects by multilateral development banks (MDBs) soared 28% last year to…
Green bond enthusiasts received a sharp 'reality check' last month, when they heard that Hiro Mizuno, chief investment officer of the world's largest pension fund, regards them as a "lose-lose product".
The World Bank has teamed up with the German government to buy carbon credits from private sector companies…
Amundi has appointed Stanislas Pottier to the new position of chief responsible investment officer.
A valuable benefit of green bonds is that they enable fixed income investors to 'engage' with issuers…
Carbon pricing mechanisms – including both taxes and emissions trading systems – brought in $33 billion…
Is the green bond market evolving into the impact bond market?
More than $3.3 billion of green bonds have settled in the first three days of this week*, with announcements…
Climate finance flows could be used to help developing tropical forest countries tap the bond markets, scaling up the amount of capital available to them for conservation, argues Peter Wheeler
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is preparing to issue a sustainability awareness bond to support projects…
Institutional investors are being constrained because of a lack of environmental, social and governance…
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is to provide an additional $1.09 billion for climate mitigation and adaptation…
There is an increasing awareness that natural capital can no longer be taken for granted, and can lead to a better understanding of both risks and opportunities, argues James Hulse
National Australia Bank (NAB) has issued the country's first residential mortgage-backed security (RMBS)…
Conservation finance may appear to be one of the most esoteric investment niches, but experimentation and innovation is giving way to proof of concept – attracting a growing number of institutional investors along the way. Mark Nicholls reports
Is managed decline the only way?