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PepsiCo Prices US$1 Billion Green Bond to Fund Key Sustainability Initiatives

Names First Chief Sustainability Officer as Company Advances Agenda to Help Build a More Sustainable Food System
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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.

Scotiabank Turns to Dollar Market for Its First Green Bond

By Esteban Duarte
Summary: 
  •  Sale follows report on sustainable financing from expert panel
  •  Lender’s inaugural green security is also bail-in eligible
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  •  Sale follows report on sustainable financing from expert panel
  •  Lender’s inaugural green security is also bail-in eligible

Verizon Closes on U.S. Telecom Industry’s First Green Bond to Fund Environmental Initiatives

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NEW YORK, February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) announced the close of the U.S. telecommunications industry’s first Green Bond.

Duke Energy Utility Issues Historic $1 Billion Green Bond Offering

Summary: 
  • Duke Energy Carolinas' first clean energy investment offering
  • One of the largest issuances of green bonds for utility industry
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  • Duke Energy Carolinas' first clean energy investment offering
  • One of the largest issuances of green bonds for utility industry

VIDEO: TD Bank Group Strengthens Green Bond Market to Support Low-Carbon Economy

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Green bonds are an example of innovation in financial services, allowing companies and investors to direct their capital to projects that are helping the transition to the low-carbon economy.  Karen Clarke-Whistler, TD Bank Group's Chief Environment Officer and Amy West, Head of Socially Responsible Finance at TD Securities, talk about why green bonds are worth a second look for companies and investors alike.

TD Bank Group Inaugural US$ Green Bond Upsized to US$1 Billion

Green Bond Will Help Build Low Carbon Green Projects Across North America
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September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank Group (TD) (TSX: TD) announced today that it closed on the issuance of a US$1 billion green bond, its first in US dollars and one of the largest green bonds ever issued by a bank. Initially targeting an issue size of US$500 million, the transaction was upsized to US$1 billion and almost 70% of the issue went to green investors. 

TD Green Bond Proceeds Fund 19 Sustainable Projects in Canada to Support Transition to Low-Carbon Economy

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In 2014, TD Bank Group issued a $500 million green bond, the first in Canada by a commercial bank. The three-year bond was oversubscribed, attracting several socially responsible investment (SRI) funds and new investors to the bank.

TD Securities Acts as a Joint Lead Manager for Largest Green Bond Issuance in Canada

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February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On January 26, 2017, TD Securities acted as a joint lead for the Province of Ontario’s third – and largest – green bond. At $800 million this is the largest issuance of a Canadian dollar green bond to date.

Over the last seven years, the growth of the green bond market has boomed – with more than $150 billion in issuances since 2010, according to Bloomberg.  

Toyota Financial Services Supports Environmental Sustainability by Expanding Green Bond Program

Bond Proceeds to Fund New Consumer Loans and Leases for Toyota’s Leading Portfolio of Green Vehicles
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TORRANCE, Calif., May 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to supporting the sale of green vehicles, Toyota Financial Services (TFS) issued its third Asset-Backed Green Bond in the amount of $1.6 billion.  TFS revolutionized the Green Bond market by introducing the auto industry’s first-ever Asset-Backed Green Bond in 2014. Green Bonds are an important component of TFS’ broad-ranging funding program and serve to enhance Toyota’s already extensive green commitment.
 

Bank of America Announces Industry-leading $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative

Bank of America Recognized for Its Support of the Environment at the White House’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge Event
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July 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America has pledged to increase the company’s current environmental business initiative from $50 billion to $125 billion in low-carbon business by 2025 through lending, investing, capital raising, advisory services and developing financing solutions for clients around the world.

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