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

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

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] 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.

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

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] COP19 snippets #2: new rpt shows climate finance flows flat @$359bn p.a. vs $1tn needed

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

“ Ethical Markets  agrees with  our colleague Sean Kidney, founder of the Climate Bonds Initiative , and our Green Transition Scoreboard ®  confirms his analysis.Hazel Henderson,Editor” Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘COP19 snippets #2: new rpt shows climate finance flows flat @$359bn p.a. vs $1tn needed / IEA …

[Climate Bonds] This week’s $54.4m, BBB+, 13yr solar rooftop lease securitization bond was a ground-breaking success

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

This week’s $54.4m, BBB+, 13yr solar rooftop lease securitization bond was a ground-breaking success Posted on 16. Nov, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog, Climate Bonds, Green Bonds,Securitisation Market, Solar Energy, United States Last week we blogged that SolarCity and credit suisse were about to issue a new $54.4 million, climate bond – a rooftop solar lease securitization. It’s out: BBB+, 4.8%, …

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out’

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out‘ The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just issued the 3 year, USD500 million green bond they flagged over Summer; the deal closed yesterday at 14:30 London time. The bond 10% over-subscribed by the close of the half-day …

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

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

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 …

Invitation to Webinar on Bonds & Climate Change rpt, Wed 11 Sept: Los Angeles 09:00 / Denver 10:00 / Chicago 11:00 / NYC 12:00 / London 17:00 / Paris 18:00

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Invitation to Webinar on Bonds & Climate Change rpt, Wed 11 Sept: Los Angeles 09:00 / Denver 10:00 / Chicago 11:00 / NYC 12:00 / London 17:00 / Paris 18:00 Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog, Climate Bonds, Europe, Green Bonds, United States Join us for a presentation and discussion of the Climate …

IFC planning to issue $1bn Green Bonds p.a. / Hawaii setting up bond-funded green bank / Germany’s PNE Wind planning a €100m corporate bond

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

IFC planning to issue $1bn Green Bonds p.a. / Hawaii setting up bond-funded green bank / Germany’s PNE Wind planning a €100m corporate bond Posted on 21. Apr, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog Trade Finance magazine reports that the IFC is planning to issue $1bn a year ofGreen Bonds. After talking with IFC folk in …

Suzlon issues $650m wind bond, credit-enhanced by State Bank of India – first step in growing an Indian corp climate bond mkt?

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Suzlon issues $650m wind bond, credit-enhanced by State Bank of India – first step in growing an Indian corp climate bond mkt? Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog USD-denominated, 5 year, 4.97%, Baa2. India had been trying to get a corporate bond market going for 15 years – search “growing …

[Climate Bonds] US States compete on Green Banks, with CA the latest / Penn’s warehouse issues $31m energy efficiency bond

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

US States compete on Green Banks, with CA the latest / Penn’s warehouse issues $31m energy efficiency bond Posted on 17. Mar, 2013 by Sean Kidney in blog We’re beginning to see some friendly competition emerging among US States around Green Banks. New York Governor Cuomo a few weeks ago announced the setting up of a …