Green buildings

Australia: Boost for green property bonds: Emissions performance trajectories released for commercial buildings in six major cities: Zero carbon by 2050 goal

“These emissions performance trajectories are an important step for our industry, as Australian building owners and investors need confidence that their investment decisions are in line with a pathway towards zero carbon.”
Jorge Chapa, Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) 


Green Building Council of Australia joins as a Climate Bonds Partner / GBCA’s Green Star performance data can now be used to support Climate Bonds certification

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) runs the Green Star environmental rating system for buildings. The system is especially popular in Australia and, more recently, in South Africa.

Briljant! ABN AMRO debuts with green property bond, 1st euro zone Certified Climate Bond! Huge roadshow success sees deal upsized to EUR500m ($556m) yet still oversubscribed by x2 with EUR1bn of orders! 5yr, A2/A, 0.75%

Netherlands State-owned bank ABN AMRO has just closed a EUR500m ($556m) green property bond deal – the first euro zone green bond to be certified under the

The review: first ever green covered bond (Pfandbrief) issued by German giant BerlinHyp - EUR500m, 7yr, 0.125%, AAA and 4x oversubscribed! Wunderbar!

The first EVER green Pfandbrief is a hit with 4x oversubscription AND 15 brand new investors for BerlinHyp! Plus it’s greening the cover pool – which is seriously cool! EUR 500m ($545m), 7 yr, 0.125%, Aaa/AA+