[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%, …

Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities JULY 2013 Early this month we launched the new Calvert Foundation website! Throughout the redesign process we worked to create an experience to meet the diverse needs of the Calvert Foundation community. Notably, a revisedimpact section …

How the Bailout Killed Local Lending — And How Some States Hope to Bring It Back

kristy Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

How the Bailout Killed Local Lending — And How Some States Hope to Bring It Back Ellen Brown June 27, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles “Wall Street banks have cut back on small business lending… [by] more than double the cutback in overall lending.… [Small business] options just keep disappearing.” -Elizabeth Warren, Chair …

Biodiesel firm Gushan buys copper recycler

kristy Green Prosperity

DEALS NEWS Biodiesel firm Gushan buys copper recycler Listing of India’s Oriental Green Power undersubscribed GreenFire Energy secures CO2 geothermal fluid federal research grant Wood Group acquires stake in renewable specialist SgurrEnergy Warburg Pincus leads $201m investment in Brazilian hydro company Ceramic Fuel Cells raises AUD$30m for working capital Sharp …