Orange issues €500m inaugural sustainability bond

Around 60% of the funds will support energy efficiency and circular economy projects

Google’s parent company unveils $5.75bn green bond

The bond issuance will help raise finance for a range of projects, including those related to energy efficiency, renewables and the circular economy

World Bank unveils sustainable development bond worth $5bn

The organisation suggests ‘extremely strong demand’ saw more than 100 orders placed with global investors

Sustainable debt issuance hit all-time high in 2019

That’s according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, which says it reached record levels of $465 billion, up 78% from $261.4 billion the previous year

Starbucks issues $1bn sustainability bond

It will help fund the company’s commitments, which include energy efficiency, renewable energy, water and waste reduction projects

Project to install heat pumps in retirement homes ‘to save 4,000 tonnes of CO2’

Rendesco says its £5.5 million crowdfunded bond has already raised £3.69m of its £5.5m target

EBRD invests €100m in Bulgarian energy bonds

The money will refinance an existing bond and help support key power sector reforms

New £1.2m bond raised to support Scottish wind farm

The money was raised in just 20 minutes of having opened to the public

First certified solar bond lands in Brazil

The bond will be used to finance distributed solar power projects across the country

Somerset community energy group launches £4m solar bond

Burnham and Weston Energy will use the money raised to pay off loans for its 9.3MW community solar farm