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RBC Green Bonds May Be Used to Finance Oil Companies

Royal Bank of Canada may make loans to oil and gas companies seeking to reduce their environmental impact under its recently created green bond...

Mississippi Bank Buys Biloxi Bank for $20 Million in Stock

One Mississippi bank is buying another for $20 million in stock. Citizens Holding Co., the parent bank of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, announced Tuesday...

IRS Prioritizes Issuance of a Crypto Tax Guideline

The United States Internal Revenue Services is working on the issuance of tax guidance for cryptocurrencies, according to a May 16 letter. The letter was issued...

Data Shows Bitcoin Has Radically Changed

Bitcoin, which has exploded back into the public consciousness over the last few months due to its surging price and a raft of positive cryptocurrency developments, is still a...

World Bank Debuts €1.5bn SDG Bond

The green finance sector and efforts to deliver on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) received a further boost this week, as the World...

Why Sustainability Needs to Diffuse Beyond the Capital Markets

The drive to support sustainable practices in everyday processes is gaining momentum as concerns around climate change and the growing inequality across the world...