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Longwood Gardens’ $250 million renovation taps increasingly popular ‘green’ bonds

Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania raised more than $160 million through its first-ever issuance of Sustainability Bonds verified by Kestrel. The gardens have long been stewards of the natural environment, preserving […]

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Sustainable Investing in Munis: Masters of the Muniverse

Masters of the Muniverse is a monthly podcast hosted by Bloomberg’s Senior US Municipal Strategist, Eric Kazatsky. In the January 2022 episode, panel members discussed sustainable investing in the municipal market. […]

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Selby Gardens sells $31 million in sustainability bonds to cover for Master Plan construction

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida, raised more than $30 million in bond sales for its Revenue Bonds (The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Inc. Project) Series 2021 (Sustainability Bonds). […]

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The Bond Buyer: New Jersey takes green turn with wind bond deal

Kestrel provided a Verifier’s Report for bonds financing the State of New Jersey Wind Port Project to receive certification as Climate Bonds. The financed project involves construction of a dedicated […]

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The Bond Buyer: Chicago launches tender, preps social bond debut

The City of Chicago issued Social Bonds financing affordable housing, environmental justice initiatives, and community development projects prioritized in the Chicago Recovery Plan. The social bonds designation through Kestrel highlighted […]

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Connecticut Green Bank Subsidiary Launches Investment Offering through Raise Green Crowdfunding Platform

CGB Green Liberty Notes LLC, a subsidiary of the Connecticut Green Bank, announced their new Green Liberty offering, a crowdfunding campaign launched in partnership with Raise Green, a regulation climate […]

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MARTA’s First Green Bonds Save Authority $62M

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Board of Directors will refund $369.6 million of its Series 2014A and 2015A bonds, saving the Authority approximately $62 million over the life […]

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California’s climate accomplishment missed at COP26

The State of California took a major step in climate action by selling its first-ever Certified Climate Bonds, verified by Kestrel. The sale came two days into COP26 and will […]

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California community choice aggregators issue first ever clean energy bonds

Three community choice aggregators (CCAs) have demonstrated leadership in the municipal energy sector by undertaking innovative structured financings through CCCFA and supporting the expansion of clean energy in California. East […]

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