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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...

The EU Wants to Make Finance More Environmentally Friendly

To gauge an issue’s importance, a guest list is a good place to start. The one for a conference in Brussels on March 22nd...

EBRD, IFC and EIB Commit US$ 425 Million to Fund for...

Three multilateral development banks have made a landmark investment in a fund that that will invest in green bond issuances by emerging market financial...