PNC pledges $20bn in environmental finance over five years

It will provide financing for green buildings, renewable energy, clean transportation and environmental sustainability-linked bonds and loans

Rishi Sunak’s £15bn green bond bonanza

The Chancellor will unveil details of green bonds that will allow people to invest in green projects

Paragon issues sub-ordinated green bonds worth £150m

The proceeds of the bond will be allocated to green loans incentivising landlords to mitigate the impacts of climate change

Apple’s green bonds funded a total of 17 renewable projects in 2020

Green bonds are issued to back projects that have positive environmental and climate benefits

Brazil’s BTG Pactual joins Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Network

In 2019, the bank offset 100% of the carbon emissions caused by its global operations, including travel and journeys for work

Premier Inn owner Whitbread launches £550m green bonds

They support the company’s sustainability strategy, which includes science-based targets to reduce its carbon emissions intensity by half by 2025 and reach net zero on its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2050

Climate Bonds Initiative sets out green bond criteria for shipping sector

It provides a clear definition for evaluation on whether a shipping project contributes to climate change mitigation as well as guidance on how companies can transition towards zero carbon

Global green bonds ‘surpass trillion dollar mark’

More than $200 billion worth of green bonds have been issued in 2020 so far, according to BNEF’s latest report

Growing support for green finance but more urgently needed says UN

Global measures supporting green finance more than doubled since 2015 but UN warns more are desperately needed to cut emissions

EU bank and Amundi raise an initial €253m for green credit programme

The Green Continuum programme attracted initial commitments from pension funds, insurance companies, banking institutions and public investment organisations