Government of Canada issues inaugural $5bn green bond

It is the largest Canadian-denominated green bond to date, aimed at helping to create new financing opportunities to accelerate projects ranging from green infrastructure to nature conservancy

Silicon Valley Bank targets carbon-neutral operations by 2025

It has also committed to provide at least $5bn by 2027 in loans, investments and other financing to support sustainable efforts of its clients

Canada’s CIBC aims for net zero emissions by 2050

The financial services company has also made a commitment to mobilising sustainable finance to a target of $300bn by 2030

Citi pledges $1tn to sustainable finance by 2030

It intends to finance and facilitate a wide array of climate solutions, including renewable energy, clean technology, water conservation, green buildings and sustainable agriculture and land use

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

Bank of Montreal aims for net zero emissions in lending by 2050

It has also set a new target to reduce operational greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030, compared to a 2019 baseline, using science-based approaches

Goldman Sachs commits to net zero emissions by 2030

The investment bank has also pledged to net zero financed emissions by 2050