Seychelles launches world’s first sovereign blue bond
Proceeds from the bond will include support for the expansion of marine protected areas, improved governance of priority fisheries and the …
ADB backs first climate bond in Asia
Bank will provide credit-enhancement and loan to bonds issued by Philippine company
Leg up for green bonds amid record sustainable debt in 2020
Sustainable debt worth $732 billion issued globally; $305 billion of that in green bonds
Global climate finance flows for 2015-16 increased by 17%: UN report
The report highlights that a large part of climate finance continues to go towards efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions
Is the Union Budget 2022-23 renewable energy friendly?
The budgetary allocations may have indirect impacts on RE from capital goods lists of customs exemptions
Economic Survey 2021 backs setting up of Social Stock Exchange in India
It will be set up under the regulatory ambit of the Securities and Exchange Board of India
Delhi Declaration might downplay international finance institutions’ role in mitigating desertification
A key paragraph has been proposed for deletion in the draft declaration
Green bonds, banks can boost India’s clean energy market
India needs Rs 17.5 trillion to finance clean energy projects in order to ramp up its capacity to 160 GW by 2022
Over $1 trillion needed by 2030 to put world on track to reach net-zero by 2050
Unless much strong action than current investment levels is taken, energy-related CO2 emissions in emerging economies will grow by five billion …
Bond, green bond
India has finally entered the green bond market, but at a time when the bonds are not doing well globally. Have we missed the bus?
Budget 2023-24: Climate goals? Renewable energy ministry gets just over 2% of total allocation
MNRE budget is equivalent to just 26% of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas’s allocation
How green is Union Budget 2022-23?
Electric vehicle policy sees triple boost in this year‘s Union Budget
Green bonds: Is it green finance or green-washing?
A foremost requirement to develop a robust green bond market is to harmonise international and domestic guidelines and standards for …
Enter green bond
Market for green bonds picks up; experts urge caution