Orith Azoulay is the Global Head of Green & Sustainable Finance at Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking division. She started her career in 2000 at JP Morgan Chase in London as an Equity Analyst. Following working for French think tank ORSE (Observatoire de la RSE – Observatory for Corporate Social Responsibility), in 2003, she joined Groupama Asset Management as a senior SRI analyst, where she created and led their socially responsible investment (SRI) research practice.
She joined Natixis in 2008 to create and lead the SRI sell-side Research team, and was appointed in 2017 to create and lead Natixis CIB Green & Sustainable Hub.
Natixis sole structurer for Unédic’s record inaugural social bond issue to support Covid-19 response
Paris, France, May 15, 2020
Natixis was sole structuring agent for the social bond framework and bookrunner for Unédic’s inaugural social bond issue on May 15, 2020, which represents the largest social bond ever issued[...]
Paris, France, March 11, 2020
Independent assessor confirms project finance loan is aligned with the four components of both the Green Loan Principles and the Social Bond Principles.
Natixis structures an innovative financing solution for Italo - Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori, aligned with the company’s sustainable development targets
Paris, France, January 23, 2020
Natixis announces an innovative financing solution for leading Italian private rail operator Italo - Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (Italo) to support the company in its sustainable development[...]
Paris, France, December 10, 2019
BPCE successfully placed a €500 million, five-year, senior secured bond issue geared to refinancing renewable energy assets on November 23, 2019. The placement proceeded in excellent market[...]
Natixis Appoints Xiaofei Guo as Director of Green and Sustainable Finance, Asia Pacific, Corporate & Investment Banking
Hong Kong, November 13, 2019
Xiaofei’s appointment supports the bank’s green and sustainable ambitions in the region
Agrial and Natixis sign the first sustainability-linked credit facility for a French agricultural cooperative
Paris, France, September 26, 2019
Agrial finalized a €900m syndicated loan with 15 French and international banking partners on June 26. The deal’s structuring includes a social and environmental dimension with Natixis acting[...]
Natixis rolls out its Green Weighting Factor and becomes the first bank to actively manage its balance sheet’s climate impact
Paris, France, September 23, 2019
All financing by Natixis’ Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) arm now receives a positive adjustment when classified as green and a negative adjustment when classified as brown. Natixis’[...]
ICAWOOD, a low-carbon real estate development fund, and Natixis successfully conduct the first green equity bridge financing transaction
Paris, France, July 10, 2019
ICAMAP, real estate fund manager, and Natixis, French leader on the Equity Bridge Financing market and key player in sustainable financing solutions, close the first green Equity Bridge[...]
Voltalia, Natixis and EthiFinance support sustainable finance and the energy transition with the first green and sustainable syndicated loan for a European independent power producer
Paris, France, May 21, 2019
Voltalia brings together French and international banks – led by Natixis – for this first syndicated loan signed by a pure player in renewables A shared commitment to use financial innovation[...]
Paris, France, September 5, 2018
Natixis’ ambitions and expertise in Green and Sustainable finance set out in its New Dimension strategic plan have been awarded by The Banker and Euromoney.
Paris, France, September 27, 2017
Natixis steps up its green and sustainable economy ambitions and creates the Green & Sustainable Hub in its Corporate & Investment Banking division. This operational hub will provide[...]