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Modi’s $200 Billion Renewable Push to Fuel Green Bond Bonanza

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2016

A $200 billion spending push by India to boost renewable power output will help drive a surge in issuance of green bonds, according to a unit of Citigroup Inc., the country’s largest arranger of...

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Subject Tags: Green Bonds

NTPC plans to mop up $250 million via green masala bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2016

NTPC is planning to sell rupee-denominated offshore green bonds to raise up to $250 million by the end of July as part of efforts by India's biggest power producer to enter renewable energy...

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Subject Tags: Green Bonds

Indian state-run firms to launch $1 billion masala bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2016

In an attempt to raise resources for India’s ambitious green energy programme, state-run firms, such as NTPC Ltd, Neyveli Lignite Corp. Ltd, Power Finance Corp. Ltd (PFC), Rural Electrification...

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Subject Tags: Green Bonds

World Bank should increase financial aid to renewable energy sector, says New and Renewable Energy Secretary, Upendra Tripathy

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 15, 2016

Global financial institutions, like the World Bank, should provide a clear roadmap and increase their financial commitment from five percent to at least 15 percent in development of India’s...

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Subject Tags: Financing , Green Bonds , solar

BRICS Development Bank Plans To Issue Green Bonds Worth Up To $384 Million

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 29, 2016

The newly formed BRICS development bank is reportedly planning to float a bond issue aimed at raising funds for renewable energy projects in the member countries.

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Subject Tags: Clean Energy , Green Bonds

SkyPower Becomes Climate Bonds Partner

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2016

One of the leading global solar power projects developer, SkyPower, announced that it has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative as a partner.

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Apple is first U.S. tech company to issue green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2016

Apple frequently uses debt rather than its flush cash coffers to finance corporate initiatives, such as stock repurchase programs — it makes sense to do so for tax reasons.

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USD 6.7bn green bonds in Jan 2016, most from China

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2016

Green bond issuance in January 2016 reached USD 6.7 billion (EUR 6bn), which marks a much better start for the year when compared to the USD 1.2 billion recorded in January 2015....

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Suzlon creates new shares as $4.95 million of bonds converted

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 9, 2016

Suzlon Energy Ltd., India’s biggest wind turbine maker, created 19.3 million new shares to cover convertible bonds that were exchanged for equity, according to a filing to the National Stock...

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Subject Tags: finance , Green Bonds , wind

Green bond issuance to top $50 bn in 2016: Moody’s

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 3, 2016

Companies globally are likely to raise over $50 billion through issuance of green bonds in 2016, up from $42.4 billion mopped up last year, Moody’s Investors Service said.

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