GlobalCapital reveals SRI Award nominations

GlobalCapital has published the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. The winners will be announced on September 17, at our Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 09 Aug 2019
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As in previous years, the Awards are not decided by GlobalCapital staff, but by a poll of market participants. Investors, issuers, investment banks and other players have chosen the following organisations and people as outstanding during the year 2018-19, for their contributions to the green, social and sustainability finance markets.

The Awards ceremony where the winners will be revealed will take place at the close of GlobalCapital's Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets conference, on September 17 in Amsterdam.

To find out more about the conference, please click here

We hope you enjoy the Awards and would welcome any feedback you may have.


DEALS OF THE YEAR

Most Innovative Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year


Caisse Française de Financement Local (Caffil)

€1bn 0.5% eight year debut social covered bond, issued February 2019

BayernLB, BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, ING, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


Kingdom of the Netherlands

€5.99bn 0.5% 20.6 year debut green bond, issued May 2019

ABN Amro (structuring adviser), Crédit Agricole (independent green consultant), HSBC and Nordea (advisers)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


Koninklijke Philips

€750m 0.5% seven year debut green and sustainability innovation bond, issued May 2019

Rabobank (sustainability structuring adviser), BNP Paribas, HSBC, ING, MUFG (active bookrunners)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


Telefónica

€1bn 1.07% five year debut green bond, issued January 2019

BBVA, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, Lloyds Bank, Santander (bookrunners)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


Latin American Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year


Republic of Chile

$1.42bn 3.5% 30.6 year debut green bond, issued June 2019

BNP Paribas, Citigroup, HSBC (bookrunners)

Vigeo Eiris (second party opinion)


Republic of Chile

€861m 0.83% 12 year green bond, issued June 2019

Crédit Agricole, JP Morgan, Société Générale (bookrunners)

Vigeo Eiris (second party opinion)


North American Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year


Avangrid

$750m 3.8% 10 year green bond, issued May 2019

Crédit Agricole (green structuring agent), Citigroup, MUFG, Wells Fargo, BBVA, Deutsche Bank, NatWest Markets, TD Securities (bookrunners)

Vigeo Eiris (second party opinion)


Starbucks

$1bn 4.45% 30.3 year sustainability bond, issued May 2019

Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, US Bancorp, Wells Fargo, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (bookrunners)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


Verizon Communications

$1bn 3.875% 10 year debut green bond, issued February 2019

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (green structuring agent), Goldman Sachs (bookrunners)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


World Bank

€1.5bn 0.25% 10 year sustainable development bond, issued May 2019

Barclays, JP Morgan, Natixis, TD Securities (bookrunners)


EMEA Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year


Instituto de Crédito Oficial

€500m 0.2% 4.8 year debut green bond, issued April 2019

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, ING, Santander (bookrunners)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


KfW Bankengruppe

€3bn 0.01% eight year green bond, issued May 2019

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Crédit Agricole, UniCredit (bookrunners)


State of North Rhine-Westphalia

€2.25bn 1.1% 15 year sustainability bond, issued March 2019

Deka Bank, DZ Bank, HSBC, ING, Nomura, Société Générale (bookrunners)

ISS-Oekom (second party opinion)


Telefónica

€1bn 1.07% five year debut green bond, issued January 2019

BBVA, Crédit Agricole, HSBC, Lloyds Bank, Santander (bookrunners)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


Asia Pacific Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year


Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

$1bn 2.5% five year debut green bond, issued May 2019

Crédit Agricole, HSBC (structuring agents, bookrunners)

Vigeo Eiris (second party opinion)


Republic of Korea

$500m 2% five year debut green and sustainability bond, issued June 2019

Crédit Agricole (structuring agent), Citigroup, HSBC, JP Morgan (bookrunners)

Sustainalytics (second party opinion)


Westpac Securities NZ

€500m 0.3% five year debut green bond, issued June 2019

DZ Bank, HSBC, JP Morgan, Westpac (bookrunners)

DNV GL (second party opinion)


Green/SRI Loan of the Year


Carrefour

€3.9bn corporate social responsibility-linked five year club revolving credit facilities, signed June 2019

Société Générale (coordinator)

BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole, Crédit Mutuel-CIC, HSBC, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, Natixis, Santander, UniCredit (bookrunners)


Electricité de France

€4bn sustainability KPI-linked five year syndicated loan, signed December 2018

Crédit Agricole (coordinator, facility agent), ING, Natixis (sustainability coordinators)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Intesa Sanpaolo, Mizuho Bank, MUFG, NatWest Markets, Société Générale, Santander, UniCredit (bookrunners)


Nokia

€1.5bn sustainability-linked loan, signed June 2019

Citigroup, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, Nordea (coordinators)

ANZ, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, OP Corporate Bank, Santander, SEB, Standard Chartered, UniCredit (bookrunners)


Sydney Airport

A$1.4bn three, four and five year debut sustainability-linked syndicated loans, signed May 2019

ANZ, BNP Paribas (sustainability coordinators and bookrunners)


ISSUERS


Overall Most Impressive Green/SRI Bond Issuer

Berlin Hyp

European Investment Bank

KfW

Société du Grand Paris


Most Impressive Social or Sustainability Bond Issuer

Caisse Française de Financement Local (Caffil)

Deutsche Kreditbank

NWB Bank

State of North Rhine-Westphalia


Most Impressive Green/SRI Loan Borrower

Carrefour

Electricité de France

Sydney Airport


Most Impressive Green/SRI Bond Funding Official

Eila Kreivi, European Investment Bank

Isabelle Laurent, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Aldo Romani, European Investment Bank

Bodo Winkler, Berlin Hyp


Most Impressive Supranational Green/SRI Bond Issuer

African Development Bank

European Investment Bank

International Finance Corp

World Bank


Most Impressive Government or Government Agency Green/SRI Bond Issuer

France

KfW

The Netherlands

Société du Grand Paris


Most Impressive Local Government Green/SRI Bond Issuer

Community of Madrid

New South Wales Treasury Corp

State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Walloon Region


Most Impressive Bank Green/SRI Bond Issuer

Berlin Hyp

ING

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg


Most Impressive Corporate Green/SRI Debt Issuer

Engie

Iberdrola

Sydney Airport


Most Impressive Green/SRI Covered Bond Issuer

Berlin Hyp

Caisse Française de Financement Local (Caffil)

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg


Most Impressive Green/SRI ABS Issuer

Fannie Mae

Freddie Mac

Obvion


Best-Designed Green/SRI Debt Framework

Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

KfW

Société du Grand Paris


Best Green/SRI Issuer for Post-Deal or Impact Reporting

Berlin Hyp

International Finance Corp

KfW


INVESTMENT BANKS


Overall Most Impressive Investment Bank for Green/SRI Capital Markets

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole CIB

HSBC

ING


Most Impressive Investment Bank for Green/SRI Loans

BNP Paribas

Crédit Agricole CIB

ING


Most Impressive Green/SRI Investment Banker

Marilyn Ceci, JP Morgan

Tanguy Claquin, Crédit Agricole CIB

Christopher Flensborg, SEB


Most Impressive Investment Bank for Americas Green/SRI Capital Markets

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Citigroup

HSBC

JP Morgan


Most Impressive Investment Bank for EMEA Green/SRI Capital Markets

Crédit Agricole CIB

HSBC

ING

SEB


Most Impressive Investment Bank for Asia Pacific Green/SRI Capital Markets

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Crédit Agricole CIB

HSBC

Nomura

INVESTORS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS

Most Impressive Green/SRI Investment Firm

Actiam

Affirmative Investment Management

Amundi

Axa Investment Managers

BlackRock


Most Impressive Green/SRI Investor

Alban de Faÿ, Amundi

Johanna Köb, Zurich Insurance

Ashley Schulten, BlackRock


Most Impressive Second Opinion Provider or Rating Agency

Cicero

ISS-Oekom

Sustainalytics

Vigeo Eiris


Most Impressive Environmental Impact Consultant

Carbone 4

Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy


Best Green/SRI Law Firm

Allen & Overy

Linklaters

White & Case


GENERAL AWARDS

Most Influential Champion of the Market

Tanguy Claquin, Crédit Agricole

Christopher Flensborg, SEB

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds Initiative

Aldo Romani, European Investment Bank


Most Valuable Innovation for the Green Finance Market

Axa Investment Managers’ guidelines for transition bonds

EU Green Bond Standard

EU Taxonomy of Sustainable Economic Activities


Most Valuable Innovation for the Social and Sustainability Finance Market

EU Taxonomy of Sustainable Economic Activities

Social Bond Principles’ guidance on Working Towards a Harmonised Framework for Impact Reporting for Social Bonds

Sustainability-Linked Loan Principles from the LMA, APLMA and LSTA

  • By Jon Hay
  • 09 Aug 2019

Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Oct 2019
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11.60 51 7.18%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 9.00 52 5.57%
3 BNP Paribas 8.69 53 5.38%
4 HSBC 8.20 63 5.08%
5 Citi 7.70 48 4.76%