Germany’s KfW issues largest ever USD green bond – $1.5bn! (AAAe, 1.75%, 5yr) and it’s still 1.6x oversubscribed

  Germany’s KfW issues largest ever USD green bond – $1.5bn! (AAAe, 1.75%, 5yr) and it’s still 1.6x oversubscribed In Frankfurt yesterday I met yesterday with the KFW (Germany’s development bank) Capital Markets team, who ran through their latest latest green bond in USD. A strong result. It’s a follow-up …

Maximpact e-News | Issue 09: Biomimicry

Bringing Biomimicry to Market: Impact Investing Inspired by Nature by Marta Maretich Biomimicry has captured the world’s imagination. From the momentJanine Benyus’ seminal book on biomimicry appeared in 2002, hopes have been high for this new approach to design and engineering. Twelve years on, where are biomimicry and bio-inspired design today? …

A Heart and Soul for Impact Investing: financial leaders gather to put capital to work.

A Heart and Soul for Impact Investing: financial leaders gather to put capital to work. Martha Shaw, EMM correspondent and president of Earth Advertising TBLI Conference, June 17-18, 2013 New York City (New York) – At the pulse of the socially responsible investing community are TBLI (Triple Bottom Line Investment) Conferences, which …

Investors Put Gender on the Agenda

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A coalition of global investors, managing over US $73 billion in assets, called on companies across the world today to increase representation of qualified women on boards of directors and in senior management. The call from Pax World, Calvert and Walden Asset Management, comes in response to …