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NTPC raises Rs 2,000 crore via green masala bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2016

NTPC, the state-owned power generator, became the second Indian company to raise funds selling masala bonds, the rupee dominated bonds sales in overseas markets.


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Subject Tags: Green Bonds , NTPC

Why Starbucks issued its first 'sustainability' bond

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 29, 2016

Slowly but surely, U.S. companies are waking up to the notion that bonds can be a useful financing mechanism for all manner of corporate sustainability projects.


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Green bonds the new black in the market as environmental financing surges

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 28, 2016

The environmentally sensitive shoots developing in the global bonds market appear to be heading for a serious growth spurt with another record quarter of "green bonds" issuance....

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Subject Tags: Financing , Green Bonds

BRICS bank issues yuan-denominated green bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 15, 2016

The New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS countries, including India, today announced plans to issue green bonds in Chinese yuan to raise funds for clean energy and infrastructure projects.

The bank jointly founded by the BRICS (Brazil, India, China and South Africa...

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WWF Calls for Standards for Green Bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2016

Industry standards in the Green Bond market are needed in order to overcome the “complexity and confusion” that is currently hampering investor confidence in financing green projects, new...

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Bank of China jumbo green bond shows growing Asian presence

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 8, 2016

Bank of China's $3 billion multi-currency green bond underlines Asia's rapidly growing share of global green funding as countries such as China and India, among the world's biggest polluters,...

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Modi’s $200 Billion Renewable Push to Fuel Green Bond Bonanza

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2016

A $200 billion spending push by India to boost renewable power output will help drive a surge in issuance of green bonds, according to a unit of Citigroup Inc., the country’s largest arranger of...

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Subject Tags: Green Bonds

NTPC plans to mop up $250 million via green masala bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2016

NTPC is planning to sell rupee-denominated offshore green bonds to raise up to $250 million by the end of July as part of efforts by India's biggest power producer to enter renewable energy...

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Subject Tags: Green Bonds

Indian state-run firms to launch $1 billion masala bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2016

In an attempt to raise resources for India’s ambitious green energy programme, state-run firms, such as NTPC Ltd, Neyveli Lignite Corp. Ltd, Power Finance Corp. Ltd (PFC), Rural Electrification...

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Subject Tags: Green Bonds

World Bank should increase financial aid to renewable energy sector, says New and Renewable Energy Secretary, Upendra Tripathy

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 15, 2016

Global financial institutions, like the World Bank, should provide a clear roadmap and increase their financial commitment from five percent to at least 15 percent in development of India’s...

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Subject Tags: Financing , Green Bonds , solar