Alphabet issues $5.75bn bond to support environmental initiatives

Google’s parent company will target eight areas, including energy efficiency, clean energy, green buildings, clean transportation and circular economy and design

World Bank launches new $5bn sustainable development bond

It says ‘extremely strong demand’ from global investors for the USD benchmark led to an order book of more than $6bn

New York unveils $6m co-investment fund to support emerging clean energy firms

Financing is being made available for green companies seeking to match investments from investors

National Grid pension scheme awards £185m renewables mandate to Octopus

Investments will be made in solar and onshore wind assets across the UK

ExxonMobil wins New York climate change fraud court battle

State Judge Barry R. Ostrager said the attorney general failed to prove the company misled investors about the true cost of climate change

Ofgem hits back at accusation it is failing to prioritise climate emergency

The CBI sai it is concerned the regulator is relying on an ‘outdated policy mandate’ to regulate the industry and set price controls

‘World’s first’ climate risk government bond index launched in London

It incorporates a forward-looking assessment of the climate risks countries face

New guidance for global investors to assess climate change impacts

It enables them to evaluate how their investment portfolios would respond to different levels of global warming

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners secures $700m for renewable energy fund

It will target fast-growing major new economies primarily in Asia and Latin America

New initiative to help investors align portfolios with Paris climate goal

It is being delivered to help asset owners and managers better assess and manage both climate risk and opportunity and report on their actions more effectively