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Chile issues US$ 1.5 billion “sustainable” bonds in international markets
The Ministry of Finance reported that it issued sustainable bonds in international markets for a total of 1.5 billion dollars. The operation is part of the financing plan for 2021 published in...
03/30/2021 Since 1 month Read More
Climate Bonds launches Hydropower Criteria for sustainable hydropower projects
The Climate Bonds Standards Board (CBSB) has approved the Hydropower Criteria under the International Climate Bonds Standard (CBS), providing screening criteria for investments in sustainable ...
03/26/2021 Since 2 months Read More
IDB Invest Issues First Gender Bond to Finance Projects Supporting Women in Latin America & the Caribbean
IDB Invest issued a gender social bond of approximately 122 million dollars, with a three-year maturity in Mexico. The funds will finance projects aimed at promoting gender equality and the em...
03/22/2021 Since 2 months Read More
Shining a light on climate risks: the ECB’s economy-wide climate stress test
Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank (ECB), recently published a blog post describing the framework for the economy-wide climate stress test that the Bank is currently ...
03/18/2021 Since 2 months Read More
Banco Santander Chile places its first sustainable bond
Banco Santander-Chile placed $100 million of social bonds in the international market. This is the bank's first sustainable bond with ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) criteria, with a ...
03/23/2021 Since 2 months Read More
‘Green’ funds shown to herd less, cutting climate shock risk -EU watchdog
Funds investing in "brown" or polluting companies would be hit far harder than environmentally-friendly "green" funds in a climate-related market shock, according to the European Union's secur...
03/17/2021 Since 2 months Read More
Initiative for the sustainable development of the Amazon region
During the IDB's Annual Meeting of Governors, a new initiative was announced to forge sustainable development models based on human capital, natural wealth, and the cultural heritage of the Am...
03/18/2021 Since 2 months Read More
Omega Geracao of Brazil raises 191 million dollars in green bond issuance
In its third bond issuance, the Brazilian energy company Omega Geracao raised 191 million dollars. The issuance was certified as a green bond by local specialised consultancy Resultante, Resea...
03/22/2021 Since 2 months Read More
With IDB support, Banco do Brasil qualifies for sustainable bond market
Banco do Brasil (BB), Latin America’s largest financial institution, completed its preparations to enter the market for sustainable bonds and has counted, for that, with the support of the Int...
03/22/2021 Since 2 months Read More