Natixis' figure of the day: 11


Green bond issues with Natixis


Natixis is an active member of the Green Bond Principles and several business lines play a role in the rapidly growing sector of green bonds (bonds with social or environmental benefits).

Natixis supports its clients' energy transition projects:

  • Natixis invested in 11 Green bond issues over the last 18 months, in the public and private sectors: the European Investment Bank, the Île-de-France Region, Engie (former GDF Suez), Unibail, Akuo, Paprec and, more recently, Schneider Electric.
  • The SRI Research teams have developed an expertise specific to green bonds and published several surveys to help investors structure their methodological approach in this area.
  • Mirova launched a green bond fund to help investors finance high environmental impact projects, while taking advantage of the performance potential of international bonds.
  • Mirova was recently awarded the Label Fonds Vert Novethic 2015 for its Mirova Green BondGlobal mutual fund, the first green bond funds to get a Novethic label.