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.

"Tiny green bond market looking ready to sprout" says P&I

According to Pensions & Investment magazine: "Money managers, institutional investors and others are combining efforts to drive the nascent green bonds market forward, and the fruits of their labor are becoming apparent."

It's an all-cast story, with quotes from CalSTRS, SSgA, UKSIF, SEB, IIGCC, AP3, Nikko, Calvert (if you know all the acronyms you qualify as a green bond groupie). The story also mentions the Climate Bonds Standards.