Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

Woolworths Green Bond Flooded With Orders as Retailer Looks to Solar,...

Supermarket giant Woolworths Group has raised $400 million from more than 90 investors in the first green bond issued by a big name Australian...

China’s Green Bond Issuance Surges in Q1

China's green bond issuance saw a soaring growth in the first quarter, according to the Economic Information Daily. The country issued 62 green bonds worth...

Woolworths Becomes World’s First Retailer to Issue Green Bonds

Woolworths has become the first supermarket in the world to issue green bonds, as part of its efforts to reduce its environmental impact. The...

Findings on Islamic Finance Binding on Civil Courts, Rules Federal Court

In a 5-4 ruling today, the Federal Court held that the findings on Islamic finance by Bank Negara Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council (SAC) are...

BankIslami, NUST Sign MoU to Create Awareness on Islamic Banking

BankIslami Pakistan Limited, one of the leading Islamic Banks in the country, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National University of Sciences...

IMC’s First: Green Masala Bonds To Fund Solar Plant

Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) is contemplating on releasing Green Masala Bonds to raise funds for a mega solar power plant project mooted to reduce...