Tag Archives: Sustainable Finance

EBRD Invests €20 Million in Bank Pekao’s Debut Green Eurobond Issuance to Support Sustainable Finance in Poland

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has committed €20 million to participate in the debut Eurobonds issued by Bank Polska Kasa Opieki, commonly known as Bank Pekao, as part of its €500 million public placement of … Read the full press release

EIB and Grupo Cooperativo Cajamar Boost Access to Finance for Spanish Rural Enterprises and Green Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Grupo Cooperativo Cajamar have announced a partnership to provide €980 million in new financing to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and mid-caps in rural areas and green projects in Spain. The EIB … Read the full press release

Frédéric Beaujean appointed Denmark Branch Manager for Crédit Agricole CIB’s new Copenhagen branch

(IN BRIEF) Crédit Agricole CIB, a global financial services company, has announced the opening of a new branch in Copenhagen, Denmark, as part of its strategic plan to strengthen its position in Europe and expand into new markets. With an … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank’s Private Bank Germany and WWF Germany Sign Advisory Agreement to Further Sustainability Goals

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Bank’s Private Bank Germany and WWF Germany have signed a two-year advisory agreement in Berlin to advance sustainable finance and further Deutsche Bank’s sustainability strategy. The partnership will focus on developing more sustainable products, services, structures, and … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered announces the issuance of USD 40 million ESG Formosa notes in Taiwan

Adding ESG Formosa notes into the Group’s world-leading suite of Sustainable Finance Solutions (PRESS RELEASE) TAIPEI, 7-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a leading international banking group, has announced the issuance of USD 40 million ESG structured Formosa … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken lead manager for World Bank’s NOK 3.5 billion Sustainable Development bond issuance

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has announced it was the lead manager for the recent NOK 3.5 billion (EUR 350 million) Sustainable … Read the full press release

ING to discontinue its presence on the retail banking market in France

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING (AMS: INGA), a global financial institution of Dutch origin, has announced its exit from the French retail banking market. The current decision follows the Group’s strategic review that was announced in June … Read the full press release

BBVA signs landmark transaction of €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with Enel

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational financial services company BBVA announces the signing of a €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with the Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, Enel. The transaction is in … Read the full press release

Luxembourg Stock Exchange to establish new green bond impact index with German index engineering company Solactive AG

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 26-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE), the leading listing venue for international securities, has announced it entered into an agreement with Solactive AG, a Germany-based index provider active globally, to establish a new green … Read the full press release

Sixteen European companies join forces to push forward the development of sustainable finance

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — One year after the Paris Green Bond Pledge, published to mark 2017 Climate Finance Day, sixteen European companies (EDF, EDP, ENEL, ENGIE, Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane, Iberdrola, Icade, Ørsted, RATP, SNCF Réseau, Société du … Read the full press release

MOU To Promote Sustainable Finance in Kenya and Mongolia Signed

The Hague, 22-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kenya Banking Association (KBA) and the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA), members of the IFC-supported Sustainable Banking Network (SBN), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance environmental and social risk management and sustainable financing practices … Read the full press release