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Labeled Green Bonds Issuance Crosses $40 Billion In 2015

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2015

The global labeled green bonds market has crossed a grand milestone in terms of total issuance this year.

A total of $40 billion worth of labeled green bonds were issued in 2015. According to the Climate Bonds Initiative, the milestone was achieved in December, and the...

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City of Oslo issues first green bond

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2015

Oslo has become the latest city to tap the green bond market, with its inaugural SEK1.5 billion ($172.49 million) issue.

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Sebi to make corporate, green bonds investor friendly

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2015

The board of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in its meet on Monday is expected to ease norms for trading in corporate bonds. The regulator is also likely to frame the guidelines to list the so-called green bonds on domestic exchanges.

To make the bond...

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Green Bonds Issuance Nears $40 Billion, Overtakes 2014 Total

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2015

The global green bonds market had another blockbuster month in November, issuing more green bonds than any month so far this year.

According to the...

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IDBI Bank raises Rs2,310 crore via green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2015

IDBI Bank Ltd on Thursday said it has raised $350 million (about Rs.2,310 crore) from green bonds to fund clean energy projects. The issue was made under the $5 billion medium term note (MTN) programme listed on Singapore...

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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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