Invitation: NY Launch, Bonds & Climate Change: State of the Market 2018 – Climate Week - Monday Sept 24th

You’re Invited: Join us at Climate Week in New York, Monday Sept 24th for the Global Launch of the State of the Market 2018 at HSBC's Finance for Global Change Forum

A Climate Bonds Boost to the Beginning of Climate Week. Release of Major Report and New Taxonomy  


Climate Bonds' CEO Sean Kidney will present findings of the Climate Bonds influential ‘State of the Market 2018' report, the flagship international review of green finance, green bonds and climate aligned investment progress. 

Climate Bonds' Director of Markets Justine Leigh-Bell will follow up on the Friday unveiling of the revised Climate Bonds Taxonomy Guide, a full update based the latest climate science and clean technology definitions.



Event: HSBC Finance for Global Change Forum, including global launch of ‘Bonds and Climate Change: the State of the Market in 2018’ report & Climate Bonds Taxonomy Guide

Where: The New York Public Library, The Edna Barnes Salomon Room 476 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 1001

When: Monday, September 24th, 2018 @ 1:30- 5:30 pm Eastern Time


Key Agenda Times 

Registration & Coffee: 1:30pm - 2:00 pm

Opening Remarks: 2:00 pm

State of the Market Launch (incl. Taxonomy): 4:45 -5:15 pm

Cocktails & Refreshments: 5:30-7:00 pm.

Climate Bonds Representatives: Sean Kidney, CEO 

                                                        Justine Leigh-Bell, Director Market Development

Registration via Email: Please RSVP here.



This is the 8th Annual Bonds & Climate Change State of the Market Report from Climate Bonds Initiative, first produced in 2012 and now regarded as the authoritative annual international analysis of green finance.

This is also HSBC’s fourth year hosting a Sustainable Finance events during Climate Week in New York.


The 2018 Report

  • Reviews the global green and climate aligned investment universe
  • Identifies key sector and regional market opportunities
  • Outlines the paths for investment markets to reach the $1trillion by end 2020 green finance milestone


Don’t miss your chance to start Climate Week in New York with a Climate Bonds boost! 

Spaces are limited!

To register email here.


‘Till next time,

Climate Bonds


PS: Early Bird UK: London State of the Market Launch : Save the Date: Will be 8:30am-11:30 Tuesday 2nd October: Agenda is here, more details to come.

Disclosure: ‘Bonds and Climate Change: the State of the Market in 2018’ report is commissioned by HSBC, who are also a Climate Bonds Partner. 

A full list of Partners can be found here.

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