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IDBI Bank to issue five-year green bonds today

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2015

State-owned lender IDBI Bank will issue five-year green bonds to overseas investors, the proceeds of which will be used to fund clean energy projects, said the bank’s chief financial officer N.S. Venkatesh on Monday.

The bank has already lent $300 million to such...

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India’s Yes Bank To List Green Bonds At London Stock Exchange

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2015

In another significant development in the budding Indian green bonds market, one of the country’s leading private banks has signed an agreement with the London Stock Exchange.

Yes Bank, one of several of India’s private banks, recently signed an...

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Barclays Hits £1 Billion Green Bond Target, Commits To £1 Billion More

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 19, 2015

British banking giant Barclays announced Tuesday that it had reached its target of investing £1 billion in green bonds, and has committed to £1 billion more.

Just over a year ago,...

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HSBC Pledges $1 Billion To Green Bond Portfolio

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 18, 2015

British banking giant HSBC has pledged to commit $1 billion to a green bond portfolio.

Announced last week, the British-based multinational banking giant pledged to commit $1 billion (USD) to a green bond portfolio that will be focused on investing in “high quality...

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Indian Railways To Issue Green Bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 16, 2015

One of the world’s largest rail networks is planning to raise funding through green bonds to finance development of renewable energy infrastructure.

Indian Railways is expected to issue its first...

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Green bond issues surpass 2014 total to set new record

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 12, 2015

The green bond market has edged past last year's record issuance with almost $36.7 billion of new issues so far this year, and more believed to be on the way.

BlackRock to promote climate bonds in impact investment drive

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 4, 2015

BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has become the latest partner in a global initiative to promote the growing market for green bonds.

The investor giant, which manages $4.5tr of assets worldwide, yesterday confirmed it is the newest member of the Climate...

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