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CLP India’s wind energy arm raises around Rs 300 crore via green bonds

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2020

CLP India Private’s wind energy arm, CLP Wind Farms (India) Private, has raised Rs 296.9 crore through green bonds, the company said on Wednesday. The Hong Kong headquartered-CLP Group’s India...

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ReNew may adopt orphan SPV to raise $350 m

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 6, 2020

India’s leading green energy company ReNew Power...

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Visa Launches Green Bonds Worth $500 Million

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2020

Visa (NYSE: V), a leading global payments technology company, today announced that yesterday it successfully priced its inaugural green bond offering, totaling $500 million, paying a semi-annual...

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Moody's lowers forecast for green bond issuance this year

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2020

Moody's said on Tuesday it had lowered its estimate for green bond issuance this year to $175 billion to $225 billion, down from its previous forecast of $300 billion, due to the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Green bonds are fixed-income securities that raise...

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State Bank of India raises $100 million in green bonds

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 30, 2020

India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Saturday said it has raised $100 million in green bonds through private placement. “Continuing its commitment towards sustainable development, the bank raised $100 million floating rate notes at a coupon rate of 80 basis...

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India becomes second-largest market for Green Bonds with $10.3 billion transactions

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2020

India has become the second-largest market globally for green bonds with $10.3 billion worth of transactions in the first half of 2019, as...

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In talks with Indian firms to issue green bonds: Luxembourg Stock Exchange CEO

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2020

The Luxembourg Stock Exchange is in talks with Indian conglomerates to issue green bonds and tap into India's green finance market, its CEO Robert Scharfe has said. “Some Indian banks have tapped into the market and a number of companies are considering this. Bond market is...

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Global sustainable debt grew 78 per cent to $465 billion in 2019: BNEF

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

The volume of sustainable debt issued globally in 2019 stood at $465 billion, up 78 per cent from $261.4 billion in 2018. Also, all-time cumulative issuance of sustainable debt crossed the $1 trillion barrier reaching $1.17 trillion by December 31, 2019, according to...

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Policy action needed to boost green financing: RBI

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

The Reserve Bank of India said that “policy action is needed” to set up an enabling framework to promote green financing in India. The development of green financing—funding of environment-friendly sustainable development— faces many challenges including false compliance...

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NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 crore to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2019

State-owned power giant NTPC is planning to add 10GW of solar energy generation capacity by 2022, which entails an investment of around Rs 50,000 crore, to be funded mainly by green bonds, a source has said. At present, NTPC has installed renewable energy capacity of 920 MW,...

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