Responsible Investment Trends


Enel issues first SDG-linked bond and raises US$1.5 billion

Enel, a leading private electricity company in the world by renewable installed capacity, has launched a “sustainable” bond for institutional investors on the US and international markets worth US$1.5 billion. The funds, which were oversubscribed by almost three times, will

Green bond market reaches AU$15.6bn in Australia in 2019

Climate Bonds launched two Australian focussed research reports outlining the opportunities and state of the market for green finance in Australia. Green Finance in Australia The Green Finance State of the Market Australia 2019 (SoTM) provides a detailed analysis of

Investors worth $1.3tn increasing appetite for climate investment

Despite regulatory uncertainty over future growth in Australia, institutional investors have shown an increasing appetite for climate investment opportunities, according to a new survey of institutional investors released today by the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC). Institutional investors, managing

QIC raises AU$300m in green bonds to upgrade retail portfolio

The Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) has issued AU$300m Climate Bond certified green bond for its QIC Shopping Centre Fund (QSCF) to drive further improvement to their environmental performance across its Australian retail portfolio. With Australian shopping centres accounting for 36%



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