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“African Development Bank celebrates milestone with first social bond listing on London Stock Exchange” – Africa News – April 3, 2020

On April 3, 2020 Africa News reported that the “African Development Bank’s “Fight Covid-19” social bond, the largest social bond to date to be issued in the capital markets, listed on London Stock Exchange on Friday 3 April 2020, and is now available through its Sustainable Bond Market. The listing marks an important milestone as […]

“Indorama Ventures secures Thailand’s first sustainability loan” – Eastern Eye – March 17, 2020

On March 17, 2020 Eastern Eye reported that “(c)hemical manufacturer Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), has secured Thailand’s first-ever cross-border sustainability-linked ninja loan of £211million. This syndicated loan of £211m with five-year maturity comprises of 16 Japan-based banks and institutions. The loan is structured with linkage to the sustainability performance of IVL and have […]