‘First ever’ £430m government-backed green transition loan announced

Wood plc will receive the loan to increase clean growth exports, green jobs and take advantage of the energy transition

Siemens Gamesa signs green guarantee to cover construction of components for Hornsea 2

Under the agreement, the company will pay a premium if it fails to achieve its defined environmental, social and governance targets

Britvic has secured a sustainability-linked loan worth £400m

The agreement links the soft drink producer’s progress towards its 2025 sustainability targets to the cost of the debt facility

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

Japanese shipping giant NYK unveils sustainability-linked loan

The finance mechanism will see interest rate fluctuate depending on the firm’s sustainability performance

Prada proves green is in this season with €50m Sustainability Linked Loan

The fashion brand claims the loan, signed with Crédit Agricole Group, is the first of its kind in the luxury goods industry

New $30m loan to support business energy efficiency in Egypt

They will cover investments in technologies such as thermal insulation, solar panels, geothermal heat pumps and water-efficient irrigation systems

Government loans £120m to British Steel to pay EU carbon bill

It has stepped in to purchase the necessary carbon credits on behalf of the company

Dutch ship management firm sets sail with €110m green loan

The project is expected to significantly reduce emissions of sulphur oxide and particulate matter pollutants

EU backs Finnish power grid upgrade with €100m loan

The project will allow higher capacity of new renewable generation projects to be added to the grid