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Barclays Rolls Out New UK Green Trade Finance Offering

Barclays’ annual general meeting in London may have been disrupted by climate change protesters this week, but the bank has made steady progress on...

M&A in Clean-Energy Loving Germany Could Sully Green Bonds

Angela Merkel’s clean-energy push may turn out to be less ‘green’ than expected for bondholders caught up in the upheaval of Germany’s energy industry. In...

Swedish Green Bonds Slash 515,000 Tonnes of Emissions

Green bonds supported by the Swedish Local Government Funding Agency have reduced annual carbon dioxide emissions by around 515,000 tonnes. Around 150 sustainable investment projects...

The growth of green credit

First it was green bonds and now we are seeing the emergence green credit. In February, the French food products company, Danone, announced it...

Barclays to Launch UK’s First Green Mortgage

Barclays will launch the UK mortgage market’s first ever ‘green mortgage’, which will offer preferential rates for those buying an energy-efficient new build property. The...

Green Bonds as Part of an ESG Investing Strategy

Reports of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing and new products tend to focus on the equity side of investing, but an Insights report...