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Stanford University

Climate and Sustainability Bond

Stanford University demonstrated leadership as the first US college or university to issue bonds carrying dual climate and sustainability designations for financing campus construction and renovation projects.

The City of Boston

Green Bond

The City of Boston achieved a strong sale with their first green bond, achieving a 3 basis point pricing benefit over non-green bonds issued on the same day. For its role in the deal, Bank of America won Environmental Finance’s 2021 Lead Manager of the Year, Green Bonds – US Muni Bond.

Colorado Housing Finance Authority

Social Bond

Colorado Housing Finance Authority 2021 Series DEF Bonds align with three eligible Social Project categories under the Social Bond Principles. The bonds financed mortgage loans with eligibility requirements designed to ensure the programs serve low- and moderate-income households, and the borrower must be a first- time homebuyer, a qualified veteran, or purchasing a target area residence.

Connecticut Green Bank

Green Bond

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.

Albany State University

Social Bond

Albany State University, a historically black college and university (HBCU) in Georgia, issued (via Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority) Social Bonds to refund outstanding bonds financing facility improvements including student housing complexes that provide affordable housing and a student center that provides services for a student body consisting of a historically underserved target population.

Issuer

Label

Dated

Sector

Series

Par

Taxable /
Tax-Exempt

Location

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

Social

20210623

Housing

$175,000,000

Tax-Exempt

WI

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Climate

20210608

Transportation

$784,425,000

Tax-Exempt

DC

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

Social

20210520

Housing

$85,000,000

Tax-Exempt & Taxable

CO

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

Social

20210518

Housing

$16,100,000

Tax-Exempt & Taxable

CO

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority

Social

20210513

Housing

$32,000,000

Tax-Exempt

NY

American Museum of Natural History

Sustainability

20210512

Public Facilities

Taxable Bonds, Series 2021 (Sustainability Bonds)

$135,000,000

Taxable

NY

Stanford University (California Educational Facilities Authority Revenue Bonds)

Climate & Sustainability

20210428

Education

$300,400,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Social

20210428

Housing

$100,000,000

Tax-Exempt

TX

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (Washington County, Oregon)

Green

20210330

Parks & Recreation

$13,265,000

Tax-Exempt

OR

CMFA Special Finance Agency 1

Social

20210330

Housing

$123,775,000

Tax-Exempt & Taxable

CA

Regional Transportation District (Colorado)

Climate

20210311

Transportation

$834,035,000

Tax-Exempt & Taxable

CO

Cime - Wind II

Climate

20210301

Power

PME Capital Financière AG Wind II (Climate Bonds)

$112,690,600

Taxable

EU

Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver, Colorado

Sustainability

20210217

Housing

$49,355,000

Tax-Exempt & Taxable

CO

Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

Social

20210121

Housing

$125,000,000

Tax-Exempt & Taxable

CO

City of Boston, Massachusetts

Green

20201230

Public Facilities

$23,885,000

Tax-Exempt

MA

On Lok Senior Health Services (California Health Facilities Financing Authority)

Social

20201119

Health

$39,680,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

The Carmelite System, Inc (Public Finance Authority)

Social

20201117

Health

$53,200,000

Tax-Exempt

Multi

City of Edmonds, Washington

Climate

20201110

Water

$13,875,000

Tax-Exempt

WA

Alabama Public School and College Authority

Social

20201104

Education

$1,480,835,000

Tax-Exempt & Taxable

AL

Equitable School Facilities Fund (Arizona Industrial Development Authority)

Social

20200819

Education

$122,710,000

Tax-Exempt

AZ

Equitable School Facilities Fund (California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank)

Social

20200819

Education

$48,115,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewer District

Climate

20200812

Water

$27,690,000

Tax-Exempt

WI

City of Seattle, Washington

Green

20200805

Power

$198,305,000

Tax-Exempt

WA

Connecticut Green Bank

Climate

20200729

Power

$16,795,000

Taxable

CT

North Texas Municipal Water District

Green

20200729

Water

$35,130,000

Tax-Exempt

TX

Wareham, Massachusetts

Green

20200618

Education

$13,520,000

Tax-Exempt

MA

Park City, Utah

Green

20200616

Water

$75,515,000

Tax-Exempt

UT

PACE Funding LLC.

Green

20200605

Power

2020 PACEfunding Bonds (Green Bonds)

$92,840,000

Taxable

Multi

City of Berkeley, California

Green

20200603

Public Facilities

$11,690,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

Dublin Unified School District (Alameda County, California)

Green

20200513

Education

$123,000,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

Sacramento Municipal Utilities District

Green

20200507

Public Facilities, Power

$25,220,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewer District

Climate

20200430

Water

$80,000,000

Tax-Exempt

WI

Metro, Oregon

Sustainability

20200420

Parks & Recreation

$90,000,000

Taxable

OR

City of Berkeley, California

Green

20200416

Public Facilities

$7,790,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

City of Berkeley, California

Sustainability

20200416

Housing

$38,000,000


Taxable

CA

Albany State University (Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority)

Social

20200121

Education

$47,395,000

Tax-Exempt

GA

California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank

Climate

20191219

Public Facilities

$272,605,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

City of Minneapolis, Minnesota

Green

20191205

Public Facilities

$114,400,000

Tax-Exempt

MN

Equitable School Facilities Fund (Arizona Industrial Development Authority)

Social

20190818

Education

$92,715,000

Tax-Exempt

AZ

Equitable School Facilities Fund (California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank)

Social

20190818

Education

$19,010,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Green

20190725

Public Facilities

$59,640,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

South Bayside Waste Management Authority

Green

20190709

Solid Waste

$16,915,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

South Bayside Waste Management Authority

Green

20190709

Solid Waste

$31,860,000

Tax-Exempt

CA

Connecticut Green Bank

Climate

20190326

Power

Solar Home Renewable Energy Credits (SHREC) Collateralized Notes Series 2019-1 Class A and Class B

$38,600,000

Taxable

CT

City of Minneapolis, Minnesota

Green

20181031

Public Facilities

$96,220,000

Tax-Exempt

MN