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The Bond Buyer: Kestrel to offer green, social bond verification on competitive muni sales

Kestrel Verifiers is offering a new service that lets underwriters add green, social and sustainable designations to competitive municipal bond sales.

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2020 Environmental Finance Green Project of the Year

California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) received the award for its 2019 issuance to finance the expansion of its headquarters. We were proud to provide the external review that allowed […]

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2020 Environmental Finance Award for Innovation – Green Bond Structure

2020 Environmental Finance Award for Asset-Backed Bond Connecticut Green Bank was recognized with two honors highlighting the innovation and success of their April 2019, $38.6 million in green asset-backed securities—the […]

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2020 Bond Buyer Innovative Deal of the Year

Connecticut Green Bank was among the recipients of Bond Buyer’s annual Deal of the Year awards as the winner in the Innovative Financing category for their 2020 Green Liberty Bond.

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Clean Energy Finance Forum: Connecticut Green Bank’s ‘Green Liberty Bonds’ Aim at Retail Climate Finance

Connecticut Green Bank unveiled its plans to bring to market approximately $15 to $20 million of new $1,000 face value “Green Liberty Bonds” in recognition of the 50th anniversary of […]

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Bloomberg: California Pension Fund Goes Green With Muni-Bond Debut

The public pension, the second-biggest in the nation, is selling $281 million in tax-exempt municipal green bonds at a time when wealthy Californians are snapping up such debt to drive […]

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The Bond Buyer: Minneapolis offering second green bond deal

Minneapolis returns to the market Wednesday with its second green-designated general obligation deal to finance its new public service center. Kestrel concluded in its opinion that the city’s project and […]

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The Bond Buyer: What’s in a municipal green bond?

As the acceleration of green investing continues, questions, comments and misconceptions abound. In this article, Kestrel addresses green bond questions from various market participants.

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Green Bonds in the Golden State

Second webinar in the series Green Bonds in the Golden State: A Practical Path for Issuers presented by the California State Treasurer’s California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC). This session focuses […]

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