World's first Green Cement Bond closes

True! See for yourself. OK, it's only $1 mil and backed by Lafarge and it's a bit publicity stunt; but it's an entertaining one.

The issuer is Novacem, a spin-out from Imperial College London that has developed a "carbon negative cement" that they claim will offer cost and performance parity with Portland cement.

(Thanks to Christoph Harwood for spotting it.)