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BBVA Now Offers Sustainable Financial Contracts to Individual Customers

BBVA has issued its first sustainable financial contracts designed for individual customers. This structured investment product guarantees the return of 95 percent of the...

UECC Secures Green Finance for Battery Hybrid LNG Car Carriers

United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by NYK and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract for three new generation pure car and truck...

Germany Proposes Bill to Allow Banks to Deal in Cryptocurrency in...

The federal parliament of Germany has drafted a bill that, if enacted, will allow banks to become custodians and merchants of cryptocurrency in 2020,...

Sweden’s $8.3bn Green Bond Issuance Outstrips Nordic Rivals

Sweden has issued a whopping $8.26bn in green bonds so far in 2019, equivalent to about half of the total issuance across the Nordics,...

Europe Leads in Financing Green Energy Projects

Anew Dutch green bond (officially known as the Sovereign Green Bond) will fund a wide range of low-carbon projects undertaken by governments. This includes...

France’s Akuo Energy Issues EUR-45m Green Bond

French renewable power producer Akuo Energy has raised EUR 45 million (USD 49.6m) through the issuance of a six-year green bond aimed at reducing...