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Climate Bonds Initiative recently published the “2021 Sovereign Green, Social, and Sustainability Bond Survey”
Sovereign green, social, and sustainability (GSS) bonds contribute to strategic government initiatives surrounding climate, catalyzing local green finance markets and attracting new investors....
02/17/2021 Since 2 weeks Read More
Regional Climate Weeks to Drive Forward Climate Action in 2021 and 2022
The UN Climate Change Secretariat today announced Regional Climate Weeks in 2021 and 2022, key meetings that will help build regional momentum for the annual UN Climate Change Conferences and ...
02/01/2021 Since 4 weeks Read More
With support from the IDB Group, BDMG makes its debut on the international sustainable securities market
IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, announced the acquisition of a seven-year $50 million sustainable bond issued by Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais S.A. (BDMG). The operation cons...
12/23/2020 Since 2 months Read More
IDB Invest and IFC share system to help Latin American financial institutions measure climate impact
IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have agreed to share the Climate Assessment for Financial Institutions tool or CAF...
12/18/2020 Since 2 months Read More
IDB Invest issues a fourth bond to finance renewable energy in Uruguay
IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, provided a $28.1 million financing with a 20-year term for the refinancing of the Natelu and Yarnel photovoltaic solar plants in Uruguay. These plants ar...
11/30/2020 Since 3 months Read More
Climate change risks and opportunities for the financial sector
UNEP FI, the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), CAF, the World Bank's IFC, FINRESP and eco.business Fund, organized a series of webinars on "Climate Change and TCFD: Risks and Opportuniti...
12/14/2020 Since 3 months Read More
The State of Green Banks, a Global Movement in the Making
The State of Green Banks 2020 report was launched at the Finance in Common Summit on November 11th, during a panel titled "State of Green Banks 2020: a Global Movement in the Making." Aroun...
11/13/2020 Since 4 months Read More
Third TCFD Status Report Shows Progress & Highlights Need for Greater Climate-Related Disclosures and Transparency
The TCFD also issues implementation guidance and opens public consultation period to solicit input on forward-looking metrics The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD),...
10/01/2020 Since 5 months Read More
Ministry of Finance publishes its first Sustainable Bond Framework
The Ministry of Finance reported that its "Sustainable Bond Framework”received a favorable appraisal in the external evaluation (Second Party Opinion), in line with the international best prac...
11/04/2020 Since 4 months Read More