PRESS RELEASE: ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”

PRESS RELEASE: ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”     PRESS RELEASE—   ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”   responsible investment charity ShareAction and the Climate Bonds Initiative have produced an investor briefing on green …

Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy Saint Augustine, FL, September 1, 2014 ~ The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007. This confirms the green economy is …

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe

New report reveals a $502.6 billion climate-themed bond universe   LONDON, 17 July 2014 – The Climate Bonds Initiative today launches its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The …

19 Notable Green Bonds Media Stories — June 2014

Compiled by Sean Kidney of the Climate Bonds Initiative www.climatebonds.net Includes WSJ, Global Capital, Boursorama and more Lots of coverage this month. We’ve divided stories into six topics: Green Property Criteria, Calls for Standards and Clarity, Market Analysis and Market Growth. Green Property Criteria Coverage following the opening of the Public Consultation …

A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘A bunch of climate bond media stories for you: Financial News, Wall Street Journal, Enviro. Finance, Inst. Investor, etc ‘ Financial News – ‘It’s not easy being green’  Article talks about lack of regulations concerning what qualifies as ‘green’ in the context of …

[Climate Bonds] First Green Bonds Index launched by Solactive; opens up opportunity for ETFs and improved access for smaller investors

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘First Green Bonds Index launched by Solactive; opens up opportunity for ETFs and improved access for smaller investors‘ German Index company Solactive last week launched a green bonds index, the first to hit the market. The Index uses the Climate Bonds Initiative’s tracking list of green bonds …

[Climate Bonds] Unibail-Rodamco issues EUR750m 10 year, A+ green property bond, first green corporate bond of 2014 – 3.4x oversubscribed in less than 2 hours. The next wave of green is coming.

Unibail-Rodamco, a large European commercial property company, yesterday announced that it had placed a landmark EUR750mn green bond based on a portfolio of green buildings. The bond was 3.4 times oversubscribed with the order book reaching EUR2.5bn in under 2 hours! The first corporate green bond linked to property was issued by Sweden’s Vasakronan …

[Climate Bonds] European Investment Bank’s climate financier Chris Knowles joins Climate Bonds Advisory panel

  Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘European Investment Bank’s climate financier Chris Knowles joins Climate Bonds Advisory panel‘ Christopher Knowles, Head of the Climate Change & Environment Division in the european investment bank (EIB)’s Operations Directorate since 2006, has today joined the Climate Bonds Advisory Panel. Chris leads …

An agenda for change, by Nick Silver, Managing Director, Climate Bonds Initiative

To avoid dangerous climate change will require the equivalent of another industrial revolution. This can only be achieved if finance into the green economy is increased by an order of magnitude. This may be possible as many low carbon technologies are competitive with fossil fuel if the cost of finance …

Report: Global Climate Bonds Market Doubles As Investors Demand Low-Carbon Finance

Report: Global Climate Bonds Market Doubles As Investors Demand Low-Carbon Finance 2013-09-11 22:26:19.117 GMT By Andrea Vittorio (BNA) — Bonds and Climate Change Key Development: The global climate bonds market doubled from 2011 to 2012 to reach $346 billion as investors demanded more low-carbon finance, a new report says. What’s …