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Japanese securities house Nomura signs up as a Climate Bonds Partner(CBI)

Japanese securities house Nomura signs up as a Climate Bonds Partner(CBI)

Leading Japanese securities house, Nomura (link is external), has signed up as a Climate Bonds Partner. … Read entire article »

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Green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors, EIB and World Bank targeting Japanese markets(CBI)

Green bonds for Japanese uridashi investors, EIB and World Bank targeting Japanese markets(CBI)

The AAA-rated European Investment Bank (EIB) has placed a 6th tap of its 5 year EUR Climate Awareness Bond (CAB), the second biggest Green Bond outstanding in any currency (GDF Suez took over the top spot earlier this week). … Read entire article »

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BankTrack calls for strengthening of Green Bond Principles (BankTrack)

BankTrack calls for strengthening of Green Bond Principles (BankTrack)

  Nijmegen, Monday 14 April: Combatting climate change needs real commitments instead of loose guidelines – Banks must urgently curb fossil fuel financing  … Read entire article »

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Launch of the Solactive Green Bond Index – First Index in the Market to Provide Exposure to Green Bonds (Solactive)

Launch of the Solactive Green Bond Index – First Index in the Market to Provide Exposure to Green Bonds (Solactive)

Solactive AG has launched today the Solactive Green Bond Index, first index in the market to provide exposure to green bonds. … Read entire article »

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Martin Skancke appointed Chair of the PRI Advisory Council (PRI)

Martin Skancke appointed Chair of the PRI Advisory Council (PRI)

LONDON, 25 March 2014 – The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today announced the appointment of Martin Skancke as the new Chair of its Advisory Council. Mr Skancke, a leading global advocate of long-term and responsible investment, will join the PRI on 1 April and will be based in Norway. He succeeds Dr. Wolfgang Engshuber, who completes his 3-year term as Advisory Council Chair this year.  … Read entire article »

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Former CEO to Steward UNEP’s Financial Partnership (UNEPFI)

Former CEO to Steward UNEP’s Financial Partnership (UNEPFI)

Charles Anderson, former CEO of Sovereign, New Zealand’s largest life and health insurance business, has joined UNEP to head up its Finance Initiative.  … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 2. Insurance, 3. Securities firm, 4. Asset management & Pension