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BBVA Signs First Green-certified Credit with Cover from Spanish ECA

BBVA has granted a five-year €16.5mn loan to a hydroelectric project in Colombia with backing from Cesce, Spain’s export credit agency (ECA). The operation...

The European Union Commission Launches New Blockchain Association Inviting Major Banks

European Commission, the Executive body of the European Union , has secured a number of leading banks to its new Blockchain Association. One of...

Private Players Plug In to the Green Energy Revolution

More than $2.3tn of annual investment in the energy sector is needed to meet the “sustainable development” conditions that will help avoid catastrophic climate...

How ING Achieved Boardroom Buy-In to Launch Its Second Green Bond

Banking giant ING was able to launch its second green bond earlier this month due to its past experience in structuring external green bonds...

Forum Held in London to Discuss Belt and Road, Green Finance

A forum was held in London on Monday with focus on the Belt and Road Initiative and green finance, with more than 50 participants...

Ethical Investors Split on Gilts

Sovereign bonds have long struggled to make a mark in ethical investing, given the perception certain governments fund questionable practices that would not sit...