[Climate Bonds] Canada’s first corporate green bond: TD Bank’s 3yr AA- CAD500m (USD454m) bond was 1.5 x oversubscribed. Our take: underlying structure & intent solid but better upfront disclosure needed + third party review.

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘Canada’s first corporate green bond: TD Bank’s 3yr AA- CAD500m (USD454m) bond was 1.5 x oversubscribed. Our take: underlying structure & intent solid but better upfront disclosure needed + third party review.‘ A beautifully sunny day in Toronto today; the local weather’s looking …

Todays News: From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Wednesday, February 5, 2014 From the Financial Transparency Coalition Blog: Fighting Income Disparity With Some Basic FTC Recommendations It’s Out! Taxcast 2014 China’s Elite Linked to Secret Offshore Entities 2013 Great Year for Transparency in Extractive Sector Reporting & Investigating Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy & Asset Recovery, Journalism Training: 8-11 …

Climate Bonds: ‘EBRD $250m climate bond closes

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘EBRD $250m climate bond closes / Norway’s REC planning $110m 5yr convertible / We’re looking for climate science-savvy interns’1. That EBRD AAA, 5 year “environmental sustainability” bond I blogged yesterday is out; proceeds go to climate related investments. See the EBRD announcement at http://goo.gl/8HwOBH. …

Seats still available: The 7th Annual World Peace Earth Day Celebration April 22nd – in NYC!

Jay Owen Global Citizen

Andrew Kaen and Planet Heart have collaborated with We, The World to produce the popular World Peace Earth Day Celebration for 7 years now. If you or your friends are in NYC on April 22nd, we hope you will join us at this beautiful Earth Day Celebration!   To reserve your seats …

Indonesian 7yr $350m B+ geo-thermal bond is 11x over-subscribed @6.125%

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

An Indonesian energy company, which operates one of the largest geothermal plants in Indonesia, announced today that it has raised $350m from selling 7 year dollar-denominated bonds at an interest rate of 6.125%. The bond was apparently 11 times oversubscribed! Amazing.Proceeds will go to developing independent power producer Star Energy’s …

Waste2Tricity secures distribution rights for AFC fuel cell technology

kristy Green Prosperity

13 April 2012 Deal News Nordex wins 24MW Bavarian order Waste2Tricity secures distribution rights for AFC fuel cell technology Harvest Power raises $110m in Series C financing round German KfW to support creation of UK?s Green Investment Bank Allianz proceeds with caution as it invests in renewable energy sector PREMIUM …

Event Summary: A Budget for Growth?

kristy Green Prosperity

A publication from Aldersgate Group Joan Walley MP, Chair of the Environmental Audit Select Committee opened the meeting, “It’s Budget Day!” She posed the question to the speakers and audience, “how green was the Budget for you?” Dr Gordon Edge, Director of Policy, RenewableUK responded that “there are things in …