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Metrics Credit Partners joins climate partnership

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
... four banks, the Green Buildings Council of Australia and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation in the Climate Bonds Initiative's (CBI) programme. Metrics' place in the partnership will see its endorsement of mobilising global capital for climate change ...

Metrics hires three senior leads

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
... Australia Bank where she was director of sustainable finance. Prior to that she was a senior adviser to the Climate Bonds Initiative, based in London. Lalit Barhate is the new director of internal audit and was previously the head of internal audit at ...

Foresight launches new wholesale fund

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 10 SEP 2019
... renewable projects. The loans will be structured under a sustainability framework and certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative and verified by the Carbon Trust. Foresight said the fund's target is 4-4.5% over the RBA cash rate. This is Foresight's first ...

Industry super fund commits to green bonds

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 11 SEP 2018
... finance. Jointly developed by international climate finance and sustainability groups - including the Climate Bonds Initiative - the pledge aims to reinforce goals of the Paris Agreement, and is based on the premise that public and private sector bonds ...

CBA commits to bond-structured climate change solutions

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 AUG 2017
... climate bonds into the Australia medium term note market in the 2017 financial year, has partnered with the Climate Bonds Initiative to support its mission to mobilise the bond market for climate change solutions. "Commonwealth Bank has demonstrated ...

Australian Ethical Super leads new green bond

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 18 APR 2017
... rated A- by Standard & Poor's. It has also been approved as a Certified Climate Bond by the London-based Climate Bonds Initiative, and proceeds will be used to retire existing debt facilities and will be fully allocated against a portfolio of low carbon ...

CBA prices inaugural climate bond

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAR 2017
... increase in the next five years in the Australian market." The CBA Climate Bond has been certified by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), a not-for-profit organisation which aims to promote large-scale investment to deliver a global low-carbon economy ...

S&P measures green bond performance

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 MAR 2017
... environmentally-friendly projects and fulfil a strict set of requirements, such as a 'green' designation by the Climate Bonds Initiative - a debt rating aligned with its credit quality and a minimum outstanding par value. The new index, licensed to VanEck ...

First university climate bond issued

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 DEC 2016
... million in an Australian and world-first university-issued certified climate bond. Certified by the global Climate Bonds Initiative and issued by Monash University, the $218 million climate bond is the first green bond to be issued by a university and ...

Westpac prices climate bond at $500m

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2016
... added that investments will all be certified under the Climate Bonds Standards, a part of the global Climate Bonds Initiative, and EY has provided an assurance report on certification. EY will review compliance with the Climate Bonds Standards on a semi-annual ...
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