Green Finance

Brazilian green financing to more than double this year, minister says

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

Agribusinesses could issue as much $6 bln in 2021, but they need to get "organized" to raise the funding they need, Tereza Cristina says

Itaú puts up $80 bln for green finance

Debt Loans ESG

Brazilian bank focuses on six sectors through 2025 in transition to a greener economy

IDB Invest sells transition bonds in private placement

International Financial Institutions IDB Invest Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

IDB's private sector affiliate raises $100 mln to help companies meet the goals of the Paris Agreement

IDB finances water projects in Argentina

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

US-based development bank provides $200 mln to extend water and sewage services to small towns across the country

Brazil tries to overcome image problem for green certification

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Bonds

Infrastructure and agricultural projects rely increasingly on green financing, despite criticism of the government's environmental policies

Eurus seals green loan for solar plants in Chile

Loans Debt M&A

Japanese energy developer borrows $80 mln from SMBC to buy and build 80 MW in greenfield projects under the PMGD program

BNB forms fund to buy infra bonds

Funds Debt Debenture

Brazilian development bank can finance up to 30% of green projects through a new $376 mln debt fund

Brazilian banks accuse critics of acting in 'bad faith'

Politics ESG Green Washing

Febraban says its members are serious about their commitments to green financing in the country

Brazilian banks face criticism for silence on environment bill

Politics ESG Green Washing

Febraban counters that its members will be required to demand proof of environmental licensing before granting loans

IFC funds green loans from Sicredi

Loans Debt International Financial Institutions

US-based multilateral lender supplies $120 mln for solar projects and other renewable energy investments

Argentina's renewable energy firms look for green financing

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds Debt

AES' local division made the first green bond issue last year, and now others are taking steps to follow suit

AC Bebidas issues local green bonds

S&P Global Fitch Ratings Bonds

Arca Continental subsidiary raises $234 mln for renewable energy and water investments

Uruguay preps issues of local currency global notes

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy International Financial Institutions Bonds

Sovereign issuer wants to raise $4.5 bln in financing this year and is considering an eventual green bond deal

Atlas secures another dollar loan for solar plant in Brazil

Debt Loans Project & Infrastructure Finance

Actis' renewable energy division borrows $150 mln from IDB Invest and DNB for the Lar do Sol-Casablanca project in Minas Gerais

CMI includes loan in refinancing deal

Debt Loans Central America

Guatemalan conglomerate's energy division gets $300 mln from three banks to go along with a recent $700 mln green bond sale