June 18, 2018

16 UNEP Fi Member Banks Launch First Guidance to Help Banking Industry Adopt Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Recommendations

Sixteen leading banks from four continents, convened by the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI),  published a jointly developed methodology to increase banks’ understanding of how […]
June 18, 2018

Green Bonds are making their way in the market

Last year issued volume amounted to 100 billion dollars. The support of large institutional investors and the high demand explain the rise of these assets. CincoDías […]
June 14, 2018

MDB climate finance hit record high of US$ 35.2 billion in 2017

The Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance (MDBs’) latest joint report on climate financing said US$ 27.9 billion, or 79 per cent of the 2017 total, was […]
June 12, 2018

Nafin will promote the green bond market

The objective is to encourage greater participation, both in emissions and investments, to increase the supply and demand of this instrument that promotes the finance of […]
June 11, 2018

SHF receives recognition from the World Bank for its ECOCASA model in the 8th World Bank Conference on Global Housing Financing

The Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal participated in the 8th Biannual Conference “Rompiendo el Molde: Nuevas Ideas para el Financiamiento de Vivienda Asequible” that was organized by the […]
May 30, 2018

Guide for Banks that helps them incorporate the risks of Climate Change in their businesses

Sixteen leading banks from four continents, convened by the United Nations Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), published a Guide aimed at improving banks’ understanding of the […]
May 30, 2018

Allianz stops insuring the coal industry

The Allianz Group announced that it will no longer provide insurance to coal power plants or coal mines that are either in operation or planned. The […]
May 24, 2018

Brazil becomes world’s first insurance market to commit to climate risk transparency

Latin America’s largest insurance market declares support for promoting dialogue on practical and effective ways to meet the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force […]
May 22, 2018

Bancolombia handled bond inscription for $ 3 billion

Bancolombia handled the corresponding documentation to register automatically ordinary bonds, green bonds and subordinated bonds which are part of an Emission and Placement Program (PEC) before […]