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  • European Investment Bank launches Sustainability Awareness Bond

    On the margins of the IMF/World Bank Group Spring Meetings, the European Investment Bank (EIB) recently announced the launch of the Sustainability Awareness Bond. The bond aims to support the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by further unlocking investment in social, green......

  • British banks increase funding for sustainable investment

    May 2018 has been a month of exciting news for the sustainable investing sector in the UK. Barclays, the first bank to issue a UK green bond, has launched new ‘green trade loans’ to help businesses when building out new projects or providing new sustainable......

  • Firms join social impact investing taskforce

    In 2016, the UK Government commissioned an independent Advisory Group to make recommendations for growing a culture of social impact investment and savings in the UK. Following publication of the Advisory Group’s report last year, Prime Minister Theresa May has now asked Elizabeth Corley, vice chair of......

  • Barclays launches new green mortgage scheme

    Good with Money reports that Barclays has launched a new Green Home Mortgage, offering discounted rates for those buying energy efficient properties from selected housebuilders. The move follows the launch of its multi-impact growth fund, which enables its customers to invest in some of the......

  • The financial performance of impact investing through private debt

    The GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network) has released a number reports on the financial performance of impact investing, aiming to set sector benchmarks and build a strong evidence base for impact investment. Private debt and fixed income instruments are among the most significant asset classes in impact investing, accounting......

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