ESG & Climate Finance News

June 19, 2024

World Bank and HSBC to launch US$200 million bond for Amazon reforestation

The World Bank, through its IBRD arm, has tasked HSBC with structuring a US$200 million principal-protected bond focused on reforestation in the…

June 19, 2024

World Bank approves US$250 million for Chile’s sustainable water management program

The World Bank has approved a US$250 million project to support Chile’s Just Water Transition program. This initiative, managed by the Ministry of…

June 19, 2024

CIBC Caribbean and IDB Invest sign MoU for sustainable development across the Caribbean

CIBC Caribbean and IDB Invest signed an MoU to advance sustainable development across the Caribbean. The MoU established a framework of cooperation…

May 31, 2024

Sygnus launches US$135 million Caribbean Community Resilience Fund (CCRF) in Jamaica

Sygnus launched a US$135 million Caribbean Community Resilience Fund (CCRF) in Jamaica last week. The CCRF is a 10-year impact investment fund with…

May 31, 2024

Banco do Brasil raises US$100 million with Natixis in triple sustainable repo deal

Banco do Brasil raised US$100 million through a triple sustainable repo with Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking. This deal is the first of its…

May 31, 2024

CAF secured US$216 million credit line for climate mitigation and biodiversity projects

CAF secured a US$216 million green line of credit from its French counterpart, AFD. The funding will be used to finance biodiversity and climate…

May 16, 2024

Colombia to receive US$700 million UAE investment after signing Cepa agreement

Colombia is set to receivean investments of between US$600 million and US$700 million from the UAE following the signing of the Comprehensive Economic…

May 16, 2024

Caribbean Broilers Group invests in solar plants to enhance sustainability

Caribbean Broilers Group (CB) has invested in four solar photovoltaic power plants for its farms across Jamaica, partnering with Soleco Energy Jamaica…

May 3, 2024

Ecoener secures green loan for 74 MW solar project in Guatemala

Ecoener SA has secured a US$64 million green loan from Central American bank BAC and Dutch development bank FMO for its 74 MWp Yolanda solar project…