Climate Bonds Initiative is an international, investor-focused not-for-profit. We're the only organisation working solely on mobilising the $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions. We achieve this through the development of the Climate Bonds Standard and Certification Scheme, Policy Engagement and Market Intelligence work. We empower our Partner organisations with the tools and knowledge needed to navigate, influence, and instigate change.

Green Bonds Market 2021

Cumulative GB Issuance to date
US$1.273tn
2021 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$242.3bn
Labelled bonds aligned with CBI definitions of 'Green'
$222.4bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2021 Issuance)
$14.3bn
Jan
$ 22.196bn

Feb
$33.966bn

Mar
$54.694bn

Apr
$28.179bn

May
$35.291bn

Jun
$51.862bn

Jul
$16.155bn

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

2020 TOTAL
[last updated on 30th Apr 2021 ..more information]
$297bn

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Events

Aug 4, 2021

10:30 London / 11:30 Geneva / 16:30 Bangkok

Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has joined the programme Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030), a 10-year long initiative to strengthen the resilience of cities around the world.  
This webinar brings together the main organisations supporting cities and municipalities around the world, as well as partners of the MCR2030. We will discuss how the challenges and opportunities for cities to become greener are impacted by the pandemic, and how resilience can set the tone and pace of developing sustainable finance.
 
Date:  5th August 2021, Thursday
Time:

Aug 4, 2021

16:10 - 17:40  Tokyo/ BST 8:10 - 9:40

The Climate Bonds Initiative and Daiwa Securities invite you to the webinar “Development of
taxonomies worldwide and their impact on Japan” on 5 August 2021, Thursday, which will provide
insights into the latest development of sustainable finance in Japan, as it continues to ramp up
efforts in green finance and the transition to a low carbon economy.

Aug 10, 2021

13:00 London / 14:00 Johannesburg

The webinar aims to cover key topics on energy transition in Africa, the role of green finance, the potential for an African new green deal, and highlight case studies from around the world. 

Sep 5, 2021

08:00 London / 09:00 Paris / 15:00 Beijing

MONDAY 06 SEPTEMBER  - TRAINING DAY 

Learning for Change 

Warming up to a full week of panel discussions, the Training Day offers a series of useful short masterclasses for conference participants. In this training programme you will learn all about CBI’s Certification scheme, including how to issue specific labelled bonds, reporting best practices and a special guest workshop. 
09:00 – 09:30
Conference Welcome
09:30 – 11:00
Guest Workshop
11:30 – 13:30
Aligning Reporting Best Practices Masterclass

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