Tag: green bonds

Nigeria announces $246 million in Green Bonds for 19 projects including jatropha biofuels

Nigeria announces $246 million in Green Bonds for 19 projects including jatropha biofuels

November 16, 2016 |

In Nigeria, the government has released the guidelines for the $246 million in Green Bonds that it will invest in a wide range of renewable energy and agriculture including jatropha for both reforestation and for biofuel production. The program is supported by the UK’s DFID, UNEP and the World Bank in an effort to help […]

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Climate Bonds Initiative, IISD launch China 2016 Roadmap reports

Climate Bonds Initiative, IISD launch China 2016 Roadmap reports

May 1, 2016 |

In China, Climate Bonds Initiative and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) have launched the first three of the China Roadmap 2016 reports at the Green Finance Committee annual conference in Beijing. The three roadmap reports launched in Beijing were: Green Bond Guidelines for the Next Stage of Market Growth: Sets directions for the […]

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Climate Bonds, UNEP Inquiry launch Scaling Green Bond Markets Report

Climate Bonds, UNEP Inquiry launch Scaling Green Bond Markets Report

December 13, 2015 |

In France, Climate Bonds and UNEP Inquiry have launched Scaling Green Bond Markets – Guide for the Public Sector during a COP21 Side Event at Shearman & Sterling Paris office. The Guide is the result of a partnership between the Climate Bonds Initiative and the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System […]

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Citibank sees green bonds as better way to fund next gen biofuels

Citibank sees green bonds as better way to fund next gen biofuels

March 18, 2013 |

In New York, Citibank says alternative forms of financing for next generation biofuels such as the World Bank’s green bonds could be the best way to bridge the funding gap. The fact that they don’t require collateralization and securitization shields investors, which could pave the way for investment in advanced biofuels facilities. Traditional capital raising […]

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