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UBS announces partnerships to mobilize private wealth towards the UN SDGs

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2018
UBS has released a new white paper for the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting 2018 in Davos. The paper focuses on partnerships for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)....
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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation set to become 1st urban local body to issue green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 24, 2018

After a year's wait for the central government nod to issue tax-free bonds, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is finally set to issue green bonds, reportedly the first Urban Local Body (ULB...

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IFC looks to invest $150 mn in Aditya Birla Finance via green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 18, 2018

International Finance Corporation, the private-sector investment arm of the World Bank, is looking to invest up to $150 million (Rs 958 crore) in Aditya Birla Finance Ltd to fund renewable...

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BSE's India International Exchange lists IRFC's first green bond

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

BSE's India International Exchange (India Inx) on Saturday said it has listed Indian Railways Finance Corporation's (IRFC) first green bond on its global securities market.

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Ireda prices its green masala bonds at 7.23% to raise $300 million

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (Ireda) is believed to have priced its green masala bonds at 7.23% to raise close to $300 million, sources aware of the deal have confirmed with FE...

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Green bond sales double to record $3 billion this year

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2017

India's focus on renewables has pushed green bond sales to a record high of $3 billion this year, doubling from the year ago, as investors with dedicated funds...

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Record $56 Billion Green Bonds Issuance Witnessed In H1 2017

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2017

The global green bonds market has scored yet another record issuance during the first half of 2017. A record $56 billion was issued during the first six months of the year while the second...

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Two Indian renewable power producers plan to sell $750 million in domestic bonds: sources

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 20, 2017

Two of India's biggest renewable energy companies, Greenko Group PLC and ReNew Power Ventures Pte Ltd, plan to sell a combined $750 million worth of rupee-denominated bonds in the domestic...

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State Bank of India planning $3 bn green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

India’s largest lender plans to raise up to $3 billion in the country’s biggest overseas green-bond issue, tapping the likes of BlackRock, International Finance Corp and JPMorgan-backed entities for funding projects that will help achieve the government’s commitments toward...

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IL&FS plans bond issue to refinance Rs6,000 crore debt

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 28, 2017

Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) plans to hit the domestic bond market to refinance almost Rs6,000 crore (about $940 million) of debt, said a senior executive.

The debt was taken to finance the 9.2km Chenani-Nashri project in Jammu and...

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