CINCINNATI, November 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to be a leader in sustainability, Fifth Third Bancorp today settled the issuance of its inaugural Green Bond for $500 million. The proceeds will fund green projects that align with the Company’s sustainability priorities, as outlined in the Fifth Third Bancorp Sustainable Bond Framework. With this issuance, Fifth Third is the first U.S.
Green and sustainable finance has moved from being a niche play to taking pole position in the global economic race over the past decade. It has been transformed from a nice-to-have agenda item to an urgent discussion in the global capital markets.
As the pace of growth for sustainable finance and impact investing continues to speed up, green and sustainability-linked bonds have gained significant traction among businesses seeking to capitalise on their long-term sustainability performance.
Green Bond Net Proceeds Allocated for Sustainable Projects
PERRYSBURG, Ohio, April 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In November of 2019, O-I European Group B.V., a subsidiary of O-I Glass, Inc. (NYSE: O-I) was the first packaging Company to issue a Green Bond (EUR 500 million). The company has committed to allocate an amount equal to the net proceeds from the Green Bond offering to finance and/or refinance new and/or existing Eligible Green Projects within 36 months from the issue date of the Green Bond. As of November 2020, the Company has allocated EUR 255.6 million to Eligible Green Projects.
LONDON, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media / – A fund sponsored by CBRE Global Investors has priced its inaugural Green Eurobond debt offering of senior unsecured notes raising €500 million. The issuance marks the first ever Issuance Direct from a SICAV Structure in the Investment Grade Corporate Bond Market, as well as the first issuance executed directly from a fund-level entity.
Proceeds will fund eligible projects that promote a transition to a low-carbon economy
PITTSBURGH, November 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) announced today the closing of its inaugural Green Bond issuance. The proceeds will fund eligible projects that promote a transition to a low-carbon economy and offer sustainability benefits across three categories aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and green buildings.
Names First Chief Sustainability Officer as Company Advances Agenda to Help Build a More Sustainable Food System
PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today announced that it has priced the company's first ever Green Bond. The net proceeds from the US$1 billion Green Bond offering will fund a series of key initiatives to advance PepsiCo's sustainability agenda. The company also announced that it has named PepsiCo leader Simon Lowden as its first Chief Sustainability Officer.