Europe

Warsaw Stock Exchange publishes 10th Respect Index – Manifest – December 17, 2016

On December 17, 2016 Manifest reported that the Warsaw Stock Exchange announced the composition of its 10th Respect Index.  The socially responsible investment index includes four new companies and now contains a record 25 constituent companies.  According to the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the index has gained 50% since its launch in 2009, compared to a […]

“Poland wins race to issue first green sovereign bond. A new era for Polish climate policy?” – Climate Bonds Initiative – December 15, 2016

A blogpost published on the Climate Bonds Initiative internet site on December 15, 2016 reports that Poland is the first sovereign to issue a green bond.  According to the post, the Euro 750 million issue was underwritten by HSBC, JP Morgan and PKO Bank Hipoteczny. The Green Bond Framework published by the State Treasury of […]