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News • May 16, 2023

Ecuador Debt-for-Nature Swap in the Galapagos Islands Launched

On May 9th 2023, Ecuador’s government successfully completed the Galapagos Debt for Nature swap, repurchasing USD 1.6 billion worth of Ecuador’s outstanding bonds at approximately 40 cents on the dollar. The operation will save Ecuador USD 1.1 billion in debt service repayments over the next 17 years, with USD 450 million invested in conservation and […]

News • February 22, 2023

COFIDE y el Global Green Growth Institute firman acuerdo de cooperación para la emisión de bonos temáticos en el Perú

Lima, 15 de febrero de 2023.- En el marco de la alianza interinstitucional lograda entre la Bolsa de Valores de Lima (BVL) y el Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) en agosto del 2022, para impulsar la sostenibilidad en el Perú, COFIDE se suma a esta iniciativa firmando un acuerdo de cooperación para la emisión de […]

News • February 3, 2023

GGGI and the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade (MIFT) to further strengthen partnership in effective Aral Sea Strategy

On September 6, a meeting was held between H. E. Mr. Badriddin N. Abidov, Deputy Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade, and Dr. Aaron Russell, Country Representative of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Uzbekistan. During the meeting, H.E. Mr. Abidov acknowledged GGGI’s support for the State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection (SCEEP) […]

News • July 15, 2022

Accelerating the green transition: First onshore verified green bond issuance in Viet Nam

Hanoi, 15 July 2022 – With technical support from the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the first onshore, local currency, internationally verified green bond was issued in Viet Nam by EVN Finance Joint Stock Company (EVNF). The value of the issuance is USD 75 million (VND 1,700 billion equivalent). “Green finance is increasingly becoming a […]

News • February 28, 2022

Hướng đến tài chính xanh: Nâng cao năng lực thị trường trái phiếu xanh Việt Nam

Viện Tăng trưởng Xanh Toàn cầu gần đây đã tổ chức chương trình đào tạo dành cho các tổ chức tài chính trên thị trường trái phiếu Việt Nam. Đây là sự kiện đào tạo thứ hai trong chuỗi chương trình đào tạo nhằm nâng cao năng lực cho các đơn vị chủ chốt tham […]

News • February 28, 2022

Capital market professionals get training in green bonds

The Global Green Growth Institute, in partnership with the Luxembourg Green Exchange, recently organized a training program for financial institutions in Vietnam to enhance the capacity of key players in the green bond market. Over 40 representatives from stock exchanges, Vietnam Securities Depository, commercial banks (Vietcombank, Vietinbank, Agribank, HDbank, etc.), securities firms (Techcombank Securities, VNDirect, […]

News • November 26, 2019

GGGI and Climate Bonds Initiative Join Forces to Mobilize Finance for Climate Actions

SEOUL/LONDON, NOVEMBER 26, 2019 Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and Mr. Sean Kidney, CEO and Co-Founder of Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mobilizing capital market to respond to the climate emergency. Under the MoU the two leading organizations on climate finance […]