Earlier this month CitiBank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BoAML) launched, via a special EuroWeek report on 'sustainable' capital markets, a "Framework for Green Bonds". This is potentially a big development.
This China banking regulator stuff is getting exciting.
The Climate Bonds Initiative today released further data from their recent report ‘Bonds & Climate Change: the state of the market in 2013’, showing which lead managers are driving growth in this market.
Nedbank's Green Savings Bond is a bog-standard bank offering for retail customers, except that funds are channelled to financing renewable projects under the South African Government's ambitious sustainable energy policy.