Nordic Investment Bank issues a EUR40m ($55m), 5yr AAA ‘environmental’ bond

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

competitiveness and the environment” of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The bank’s S&P credit rating is AAA. According to NIB’s web site, proceeds of the bond go to projects meeting NIB’s environmental sustainability criteria, “such as” those that: reduce emissions (mainly CO2, SOx, NOx, dust, energy efficiency, renewable energy, public transport solutions and recycling; …

NewNet: Narec Capital, Iberdrola, Frontier IP partner for £50m renewables fund

Jay Owen Greentech

29 July 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet German utility EnBW’s restructuring PREMIUM ReNew says India wind farm rules will destroy profits Latest on NewNet Changes in regulation is creating uncertainty for renewables in many markets across the globe. Find out more with a New Energy World Network premium subscription. NOT A …

Inrate and Covalence to enter strategic collaboration

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

       Media Release Development in the ESG market Inrate and Covalence to enter strategic collaboration Zurich and Geneva, April 9th, 2013 – Swiss agencies Inrate and Covalence announce their strategic collaboration in the field of environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis of stock-quoted companies. The cooperation gives Inrate access to …

Green Dividends: Customer satisfaction, employee access to health care, and carbon emissions per unit of revenue aren’t the sorts of metrics you find in a company’s financial statements

kristy SRI/ESG News

February 03, 2012 Green Dividends By Ellie Winninghoff Customer satisfaction, employee access to health care, and carbon emissions per unit of revenue aren’t the sorts of metrics you find in a company’s financial statements. But they represent non-financial impacts companies create. And they are among the 30 or so environmental, …