Japanese shipping giant NYK unveils sustainability-linked loan

The finance mechanism will see interest rate fluctuate depending on the firm’s sustainability performance

Prada proves green is in this season with €50m Sustainability Linked Loan

The fashion brand claims the loan, signed with Crédit Agricole Group, is the first of its kind in the luxury goods industry

Oil refinery in Egypt lent $50m for energy efficiency upgrades

The measures are expected to help reduce carbon emissions by around 289,000 tonnes

New $30m loan to support business energy efficiency in Egypt

They will cover investments in technologies such as thermal insulation, solar panels, geothermal heat pumps and water-efficient irrigation systems

Government loans £120m to British Steel to pay EU carbon bill

It has stepped in to purchase the necessary carbon credits on behalf of the company

Dutch ship management firm sets sail with €110m green loan

The project is expected to significantly reduce emissions of sulphur oxide and particulate matter pollutants

EU backs Finnish power grid upgrade with €100m loan

The project will allow higher capacity of new renewable generation projects to be added to the grid

EU bank taken to court over €60m biomass loan

Environmental lawyers at ClientEarth alleges the European Investment Bank failed to apply ‘crucial environmental scrutiny’ to its funding decisions

Floating wind farm in Portugal granted €60m EU loan

The 25MW project is expected to generate enough power for 60,000 homes a year

German bank lends €200m for renewable energy in India

Rural Electrification Corporation will provide the funds to investors in the form of low-interest loans