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Graph of the Day: Green bonds soar to record $163bn in 2017

Graph of the Day: Green bonds soar to record $163bn in 2017

Annual issuance of green bonds not only passed $100bn in 2017, it sailed right past it, says BNEF, driven by 67% yoy growth.

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NAB taps offshore green bond market for 1.1GW of solar, wind

NAB taps offshore green bond market for 1.1GW of solar, wind

National Australia Bank extends renewables investment reach to EU, US and UK markets, with €500 million offshore green bond.

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BHP Billiton backs "world first" forests bond

BHP Billiton backs “world first” forests bond

BHP Billiton has backed and co-developed a world-first Forests Bond, in effort to address climate change and enhance global response.

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Victoria becomes first Australia government to tap green bond market

Victoria becomes first Australia government to tap green bond market

Victorian state government becomes Australia’s first to join green bond market with $300m issuance to finance low-carbon investment.

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Westpac joins green bond market with $500 million issuance

Westpac joins green bond market with $500 million issuance

Australia’s second big bank enters green bond market with $500m Westpac Climate Bond to finance a $1 billion clean energy, green building portfolio.

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Rooftop solar gets cheaper finance with first green bond in Australia

Rooftop solar gets cheaper finance with first green bond in Australia

Rooftop solar enters green bond market in Australia, in move that could lower finance costs for rooftop solar and battery storage.

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China’s first domestic green bond sales come on the heels of the hottest year on record

China’s first domestic green bond sales come on the heels of the hottest year on record

Concern about climate change is helping to fuel the growth of the market for green bonds.

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Bonds. Green Bonds: climate finance to the rescue

Bonds. Green Bonds: climate finance to the rescue

Current financial contributions from developed countries like Australia have fallen short. A smart solution to bridging the gap is green climate bonds.

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Tide turns on fossil fuels as Norway quits coal, ANZ goes green

Tide turns on fossil fuels as Norway quits coal, ANZ goes green

Norway pension fund, the world’s largest, to dump coal investments; ANZ launches largest Australian green bond for investment in renewables and low carbon buildings, while investors try to force Chevron to return money to shareholders rather than throwing it away on fossil fuel exploration.