Climate Finance Update - Mitigation: Green Bonds Break Records as China Pilots Large-scale Green Financing

06 July 2017

The European Investment Bank has issued the "longest" green bond with a 30-year maturity, while Apple Inc. has added a US$1 billion bond to its existing US$1.5 billion bond which is the "largest" green bond emission to date. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has approved loans for energy efficient street lighting in Kazakhstan and modern diesel locomotives in Egypt. Gabon signed an agreement with the Central African Forest Initiative under which it will receive US$18 million to ...