EIB (AAA) taps Climate Awareness Bond (Nov 2019) for further EUR250m = largest green bond issued to date. 2/3 investors European, ¼ Nordic.

This week the EIB announced it is tapping its Climate Awareness Bond for a further EUR250m in an announcement that makes takes the bond up to at least EUR900m. This is the first time the EIB has tapped the 1.375% November 2019 bond.

CDC Climat on green bonds and amazing success of Ile-de-France's €350m green bond / Tickets still going for NYC Env Bonds next Wed / +Berlin +Cologne

CDC Climate has published a useful paper on green bonds. They suggest that at a time when bank lending is squeezed, green bonds offer an alternative financing for initiatives with an environmental goal.