Climate Bonds events & talks

March 2017

  • 6th March – London: Justine Leigh-Bell moderating parallel session and Sean Kidney keynote speaker and plenary session moderator at the Climate Bonds Initiative Annual Conference

  • 7th March – Brussels: Sean Kidney attending the second meeting of the EU High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.

  • 7th March – London: Rob Fowler presenting at the Assurance Roundtable hosted by PwC and organized by Climate Bonds’ Head of Certification Rob Fowler.

  • 8th March – Vienna: Manuel Adamini presenting at the Raiffeisen Bank International HYPO investor day.

  • 14th March – Frankfurt: Sean Kidney attending the meeting of IIF Green Finance Working Group Roundtable. 

  • 15th March – Stockholm: Manuel Adamini keynote speaker at the Danske Bank Green Bonds Seminar.

  • 16th March – Mexico City: Sean Kidney speaking at the Climate Change Finance Council Annual Conference.

  • 17th March – Beijing: Rob Fowler presenting at the Assurance Roundtable organized by Climate Bonds’ Head of Certification Rob Fowler.

  • 21st March – The Hague: Manuel Adamini speaking at the Impact Summit Europe.

  • 23rd March – Berlin: Sean Kidney attending Inter American Development Bank event.

  • 24th March – London: Sean Kidney presenting the session ‘China: Moving Towards a Climate of Change’ at The Sustainability Summit 2017 organized by The Economist.

  • 29th & 30th March – Frankfurt: Manuel Adamini speaking at the The International Schuldschein Forum 2017 organized by Euromoney Seminars.

  • 30th March – Hong Kong: Sean Kidney attending the 20th Annual Asian Investment Conference organized by Credit Suisse.


Past Events

February 2017

  • 7th February  Sydney: Bridget Boulle and Rob Fowler facilitating webinar on Low Carbon Commercial Property Developments in Australia.

  • 8th February – Mumbai: Sean Kidney leading the India Green Bonds Council meeting co-organised by FICCI & Climate Bonds Initiative.

  • 9th February – São Paulo: Justine Leigh-Bell attending the Brazil Market Development Council meeting.

  • 14th February – Sydney: Sean Kidney attending Market Update Seminar.

  • 22nd February – Jakarta: Sean Kidney banking sector roundtable on Potential for Green Bonds in Indonesia, co-hosted by Kehati Foundation & Climate Bonds Initiative.

  • 23rd February – Bali: Sean Kidney speaking at The Economist's ‘World Ocean Summit’.

  • 28th February – Beijing: Sean Kidney launching the China Green Bond Market 2016 report in partnership with CCDC.


January 2017


December 2016

  • 1st December – Bali: Sean Kidney speaking at the '2016 International Sustainable Finance Forum' by the Sustainable Banking Network.

  • 1st December - Paris: Manuel Adamini speaking at the Novethic Annual Event by Novethic.

  • 2nd December – RotterdamAnna Creed speaking at the 'Sustainable Ocean Summit' by the World Ocean Council.

  • 5th December - Datong City: Sean Kidney speaking at the Datong International Seminar on Green Finance by SynTao Green Finance and Dianyang Capital.

  • 6th December - Beijing: Sean Kidney co-hosting the parallel discussion 1 'New Opportunity for the Green Bond Market in China' at the 4th China SIF Annual Conference by SynTao and partners.

  • 7th December - Beijing: Sean Kidney speaking at the '3rd Party Verification on Green Bonds' Seminar hosted by Climate Bonds Initiative and SynTao Green Finance.

  • 8th December - London: Sean Kidney speaking at the 'Investor Roadshow for Brazil's New Economy' by Climate Bonds Initiative and the PRI in association with GIIC.

  • 13th December – São Paulo: Justine Leigh-Bell speaking at the BNDES Sustainable Energy Fund Event.

  • 14th December - Hong Kong: Sean Kidney speaking at the '2016 Conference Green Finance x Climate Innovation' by CarbonCare Asia and CarbonCare InnoLab.

  • 15th December – São Paulo: Justine Leigh-Bell moderating the Brazilian Council for Sustainable Market Development meeting.

  • 19th December - Mumbai: Sean Kidney speaking at the 'Green Bonds for Cities Roundtable' by Climate-KIC.

​November 2016

  • 1st November - Beijing: Sean Kidney keynote presenter on 'How Green Bonds Can Support China’s Industry and Energy Transition' at China Coal Consumption Cap and Energy Transition.
  • 1st November - Beijing: Sean Kidney guest lecturer at Tsinghua University.

  • 3th November – Casablanca: Sean Kidney speaking at the International Forum on Sustainable Mobility.

  • 4th November - Casablanca: Sean Kidney speaking at the 'Mobilizing Finance in the Context of the Paris Agreement' Conference

  • 4th November – São Paulo: Justine Leigh-Bell participating on the 2nd meeting of the Brazilian Council for Sustainable Market Development.

  • 4th 5th November – Xianan: Anna Creed speaking at the 'Regional Workshop on Catalyzing Blue Economy Investment in East Asia' hosted by the Ministry of Commerce, State Oceanic Association, PRC and PEMSEA 

  • 7th November – Paris: Sean Kidney speaking at the Society General EU SRI & ESG Conference.

  • 7th - 8th November – Brussels: Anna Creed speaking at the 'Blending Finance for Agriculture Conference' hosted by The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Co-operations (CTA). 

  • 10th November – Brussels: Manuel Adamini speaking at Eurosif SRI Study 2016 launch event.

  • 11th November – London: Sean Kidney speaking on the Green Finance Day at the 8th 'UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue: Greening the Golden Era'.

  • 12th November – Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking at the Global Climate Action 'Transport Dialogue', hosted by the UNFCCC and Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport. 

  • 15th November – Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking at Solar@COP 2016 co-organized by CGEM, MEDEF International and Terrawatt Initiativ.

  • 15th November - Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking on Green Finance at the UK Pavilion Green Zone.

  • 15th November - Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking on 'Urban Climate Action: Building Resilient Cities in a Changing World' panel organized by the World Bank.

  • 16th November – Zurich: Manuel Adamini speaking at ICMA-SIX Exchange GB Event.

  • 16th November - Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking at the side event 'Positive Carbon' hosted by the Brazil Ministry of Environment. 

  • 16th November - Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking in the Panel 2 - ‘From Paris to Marrakech: Businesses’ Contributions and Solutions’ at the High Level Business Summit on Climate Change.

  • 16th November - Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking at the 'Green Finance Forum' hosted by FICCI at the India Pavillion.

  • 16th November - Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney keynote speaker in the panel 'Scaling-up Climate Finance and Widening the Field' at the High Level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Finance hosted by UNFCCC.

  • 16th November – Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking at the “Fostering Green Capital Markets in the South” COP22 side event jointly organized by the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, the Casablanca Stock Exchange, the Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC) and the Moroccan Central Securities Depository (MAROCLEAR).

  • 17th November – Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking at OECD side event ‘High-level Breakfast on Institutional Investors and the Low-Carbon Transition'.

  • 17th November – Marrakesh/COP22: Sean Kidney speaking at the 'Panel 2 - Achieving climate-resilient investments and financing' 'at 'Water, A Connector for Successful NDC Implementation' event organized by SIWI (Stockholm International Water Institute) and AGWA (Alliance for Global Water Adaptation).

  • 28th November – Luxembourg: Sean Kidney speaking at the 'Risk and Climate Change' Conference at the World Risk Forum organized by the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce.

  • 28th November – São Paulo: Justine Leigh-Bell speaking at the UNICA Fórum 2016 organized by MCI Group e MediaLink.

  • 30th November - Vienna: Manuel Adamini speaking at the EY Green Bonds Roundtable.


October 2016

  • 3rd October – Toronto: Sean Kidney launching the Canada Edition 'State of the Market 2016'.

  • 4th October - Washington, DC: Sean Kidney speaking on CBI and WWF Green Bonds Side Event 'Unlocking the Potential of Green Bonds' at IMF / WB Annual Meetings .

  • 4th October – Global: Anna Creed and Rob Fowler Webinar: Green Bonds for Low Carbon Vehicle Transport 

  • 5th October - São Paulo: Fernanda Zampieri panellist on 'Dialogues on Corporate Bonds' at the 3rd Latam ESG 2016 Conference

  • 5th October - Washington, DC: Sean Kidney speaking in the session 'Role of Capital Markets' at 2016 IIF Green Finance Workshop

  • 6th October – Global: Kajetan Czyz speaking on EU Clean Energy Infrastructure Pipelines online forum by E3G, Globe and GIIC.

  • 7th October – Washington, DC: Sean Kidney speaking on the 'Green Bonds Roundtables' organized by CBI & E3G and hosted by the British Embassy.

  • 10th October – Medellín: Diletta Giuliani presenting the project 'Green Bonds for Cities’ in partnership with South Pole Group on the Climate-KIC panel at the Low Carbon Cities forum.

  • 12th October – Frankfurt: Sean Kidney speaking and launching the German 'Bonds and Climate Change: State of the Market 2016'.

  • 13th October – Istanbul: Manuel Adamini keynote speaker on the National PV Solar Financing Project, in partnership with Arcor.

  • 13th October – Stockholm: Sean Kidney speaking on the 'Green Bonds and Sustainable Capital Markets' seminar at Handelsbanken.

  • 17th October – Delhi: Sean Kidney speaking at the inaugural meeting of the 'India Green Bonds Committee' and launch of 'State of the Market 2016 India Edition' report, with Kajetan Czyz.

  • 18th October – Mumbai: Sean Kidney speaking and launching the 'State of the Market 2916 India Edition' report with Kajetan Czyz.

  • 19th October – Changsha: Rob Fowler speaking on the 'Role of Financial Institutions in Low Carbon Technology Development and Promotion' at Asia-Pacific Summit on Low Carbon Technology.

  • 21st October - Hong Kong: Rob Fowler speaking on 'Green Bonds: Hong Kong as a Financing Platform' at the Green Bond and Environmental Economics Conference.

  • 21st October - São Paulo: Justine Leigh-Bell speaking and launching the 'Brasil Green Finance Investor Statement' at the launch event of the 'Guidelines for Issuing Green Bonds in Brazil'.

  • 25th October - Dubai: Sean Kidney speaking at the 'Finance Initiative Global Roundtable' at UNEP-FI Global Roundtable 2016.

  • 25th October - Rio de Janeiro: Justine Leigh-Bell speaking on "Sustainability in a Scenario of Crisis" panel at Sustentável 2016 congress organizaed by CEBDS. 

  • 27th-28th October - Sweden: Manuel Adamini speaking at the Sustainable City Financing Workshop.


September 2016

  • 1st September - Luxembourg: Manuel Adamini conducting a training session at Luxembourg Stock Exchange (in collaboration with Novethic).

  • 2nd September - Sao Paulo: Justine Leigh-Bell and Fernanda Zampieri on CEBDS / CBI inaugural Brazilian 'Green Bond Market Development Council.'

  • 6th September - Amsterdam: Kajetan Czyz presenting on 'Green Bonds as a Policy Tool: Emerging Markets' and Manuel speaking on 'Green Bond Standards and Verification'  at Euromoney Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Forum.

  • 6th-8th September - Singapore: Andrew Whiley at PRI in Person Annual Conference.

  • 8th September - Global: Anna Creed and Rob Fowler presenting webinar on Low Carbon Transport Criteria - Rail. infrastructure.

  • 9th September - Singapore: Sean Kidney presenting on ‘Sustainable infrastructure in cities: The Green Bonds Market’ at
    PRI in Person CDP Side Event - Connecting Cities & Investors to Scale Up Climate Finance.

  • 9th September - Singapore: Sean Kidney presenting State of the Market Singapore launch and profiling international green bond market developments at the EuroCham  Climate Change Finance event on 'How can Green Projects be Better Financed Today in Asia?'

  • 12th September - Paris: Sean Kidney and Manuel Adamini preseting the State of the Market Paris Launch at HSBC 'Finance post COP21 world: what works?' event.

  • 13th September - Stockholm: Sean Kidney presenting the State of the Market Sweden Launch with Danske Bank

  • 14th September - Dusseldorf: Manuel Adamini is a panellist at ECBC Plenary Meeting - Covered Bond Industry: Mapping a new world.

  • 14th September - Brasilia: Justine Leigh-Bell presenting on 'Capital Market Mobilization for Climate Solutions' at the 1st International Seminar on Climate Resilience and Decarbonisation of the Economy.

  • 15th September - Boston: Sean Kidney presenting State of the Market briefing at Standish.

  • 19th September - New York: Claire Berson and Sean Kidney presenting US State of the Market Launch at Climate Week New York.

  • 20th September - New York: Sean Kidney speaking on 'Measuring and Standardising Climate Disclosure' panel at the Sustainable Investment Forum.

  • 20th September - Sydney: Rob Fowler is a guest speaker at AEGN's first Environmental Impact Investing Group.

  • 26th September - The Hague: Manuel Adamini is speaking at FMO Future of Finance 2016 Conference.

  • 27th September - Luxembourg: Sean Kidney will be delivering the keynote address at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange conference dinner to over 800 high ranking financial and political guests.

  • 29th September - Brussels: Sean Kidney participating in Investing for a 2 Degree World: Recent Trends in Green Bond Market Development and EIB’s Contributions, EIB Stakeholder Engagement Workshop.


August 2016

  • 2nd August - Sao Paulo: Sean Kidney and Justine Leighbell at Hosting Brazil’s New Investment Potential Post COP21 & ‘State of the Market 2016’ Brazil Launch

  • 9th August - Beijing: Sean Kidney panelist at Sustainable Financing in China conference, 'Innovating Banking & Finance for a Sustainable Future'

  • 11th August - Shanghai: Sean Kidney presenting at China State of the Market Launch

  • 30th August - Stockholm: Justine Leighbell presenting at World Water Week 'Retooling 'Retooling finance for resilient solutions: Connecting finance, water and climate' .


July 2016

  • 1stJuly - London: Sean Kidney, Camille Frandon-Martinez, Andrew Whiley at the Launch of Climate Bonds annual State of the Market Report: 2016. Tate Modern, funded by HSBC.

  • 4thJuly - Sydney: Sean Kidney, Bridget Boulle, Rob flower speaking at the State of the Market Sydney Launch.

  • 5thJuly  - Adelaide: Sean Kidney giving a LIVE webinar from Adelaide.

  • 5thJuly - Adelaide: Sean Kidney Speaker at South Australian Premier’s Climate Change Council Reception.

  • 6thJuly - Adelaide: Sean Kidney giving a Keynote at Climate Change Adaptation conference.

  • 7thJuly - Rome: Justine Leigh-bell speaking at UNEP Inquiry's Italian National Dialogue on Sustainable Finance. Panel: Sustainable Finance in Practice: Special session on Green Bonds.

  • 7thJuly - London: Kajetan Czyż giving a Green Finance training session for UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) overseas teams.

  • 14thJuly  - Madrid: Sean Kidney at the State of the Market Madrid Launch at the Climate Finance: Green Bonds International Conference (details here).

  • 14thJuly - Madrid: Sean Kidney is LIVE from Madrid webinar - presentation of Bonds and Climate Change, State of the Market 2016 report (register here)

  • 20thJuly - Nairobi: Sean Kidney moderator in High-level Dialogue at Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative.

  • 21stJuly - Nairobi:  Sean Kidney talking at UN-Habitat headquarters.

  • 21stJuly - Berlin: Manuel Adamini at the Divestment to Green Investment: Perspectives from Finance, Science and Society, Humboldt University

June 2016

  • 3rd June - London: Sean Kidney roundtable with India's Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) at EY London offices.
  • 7th June - London: Sean Kidney speaking at "Successfully Financing Indian Solar Projects", organised by SolarMedia.
  • 8th June - Paris: Sean Kidney seminar on green bonds, organised by IC4E, the Institute for Climate Economics
  • 9th June - Berlin: Manuel Adamini speaking at European Responsible Investment Network (ERIN)
  • 12th June  - Shanghai: Sean Kidney at "Summer of Green Finance: Emerging Opportunities" seminar. Organised by Shanghai Clearing House & UK Trade & Investment
  • 12th June - Shanghai: Sean Kidney speaking at Lujiazui Forum 2016 on China’s Strategy for Inclusive Finance and Green Finance. Co-organized by Shanghai Municipal People's Government and People's Bank of China.
  • 13th June - Frankfurt: Manuel Adamini Speaking at Euromoney International Schuldschein Forum
  • 13th-14th June - Brussels: Kajetan Czyż speaking at Global Workshop on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), organised by UNDP.
  • 14th June - Bogotá: Sean Kidney speaking at the IFC 'Climate Business: Challenges & Opportunities in Latin America' conference.
  • 16th June - London: Sean Kidney speaking on a panel at the ICMA Green Bond Principles annual conference.
  • 18th June - Shenzhen: Lily Dai at Shenzhen Low-Carbon Development Forum.
  • 20th June - London: Sean Kidney speaking at Green Bonds Europe 2016 Environmental Finance Conference.
  • 27th June - Brussels: Sean Kidney  speaking at European Commission's 'Green Bonds Stakeholder Meeting, resource efficiency finance'.
  • 30th June - London: Sean Kidney, Justine Leigh-Bell, Kajetan Czyż, Diletta Giuliani at the Green Infrastructure Investment Coalition India Forum, London Stock Exchange.

May 2016

April 2016

  • 5th April - Rio de Janeiro: Justine Leigh-Bell on  'Matching city powers to investment opportunities' panel at C40 Financing Sustainable Cities Forum
  • 6th April - Rio de Janeiro: Justine Leigh-Bell on 'Green City Bonds' workshop at C40 Financing Sustainable Cities Forum
  • 7th April - Munich: Manuel Adamini moderating 'Market developments & threats' at HypoVereinsbank - Unicredit Socially Responsible Investment Day
  • 11th April - Montreux: Rob Fowler and Sean Kidney presenting 'Mobilising Climate Friendly Capital' and 'Finance Project Scoping' at World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
  • 12th-14th April - Justine Leigh-Bell on 'Understanding Green Bonds for Biodiversity Conservation' workshop at UNDP-Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN)
  • 12th April - Washington: Sean Kidney at G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG)
  • 13th April - Toronto: Sean Kidney at Royal Bank of Canada Green Bonds Conference 2016 
  • 14th April - Amsterdam: Sean Kidney Co-Chair and Convener and Manuel Adamini discussion lead on 'Issuers, Investors, Advisers' at Rabobank - Climate Bonds Green Bonds Roundtable
  • 16th April - Washington: Sean Kidney at Green Finance Development Seminar with Paulson Institute, People’s Bank of China, SIFMA & UNEP
  • 19th April - Sao Paulo: Justine Leigh-Bell at CDP Cities Latin America & Konrad Adenauer Foundation
  • 22nd April - Delhi: Kajetan Czyz at NRDC Meeting
  • 23rd April - Beijing: Sean Kidney at Green Finance Committee (GFC) and China Society for Finance & Banking
  • 26th April - Kuala Lumpur: Sean Kidney at The Sukuk Summit
  • 27th April - Paris: Justine Leigh-Bell speaking on 'Railways and Green Growth' at International Union for Railways (UIC) -Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • 27th April - Singapore: Sean Kidney at Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) and  6thChina Capital Markets Conference
  • 28th April - Berlin: Manuel Adamini at Euromoney Germany Conference


​October 2015

  • 6 Oct - Sao Paulo: Brazilian Society of Financial Analysts (Apimec) conference, “Taking ESG into account – can we evolve into a sustainable economy", Justine Leigh-Bell speaking

  • 6/7 Oct - Copenhagen: Copenhagen City workshop: “Scaling Building Retrofits”, Manuel Adamini speaking

  • 7 Oct - Sao PauloWorld Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) ​Low Carbon Technology Program Action 2020 Climate Dialogue, Justine Leigh-Bell speaking

  • 7 Oct - MinneapolisICMIF biennual conference, Sean Kidney speaking

  • 7 Oct - MelbourneInvestor Group on Climate Change annual conference, Rob Fowler speaking

  • 8 Oct - Sao Paulo: WBCSD Brazil – bi-annual event, Justine Leigh-Bell speaking

  • 8 Oct - New York: First meeting of Climate Bonds Legal Working Group, Sean Kidney & Motoko Aizawa speaking

  • 9 Oct - Lima: "Exploring green investment opportunities in emerging markets" workshop, Sean Kidney speaking

  • 14 Oct - London: Citi roundtable, Energy Darwinism II, Sean Kidney speaking

  • 15 Oct - Belo HorizonteSUSTENTAR 2015, 8th International Forum on Sustainable Development, Justine Leigh-Bell speaking

  • 23 Oct - LondonLondon Stock Exchange: China green bonds roundtable of investors and issuers, Sean Kidney speaking

  • 28 Oct - London: Amazon Day - Brazil Ministry of Environment and BNDES, London. By invitation only, Justine Leigh-Bell speaking

  • 29 Oct - ParisInternational Union of Railways workshop: “Railways and Green Growth Approach: the benefits of investing in railways”, Justine Leigh-Bell speaking

  • 30 Oct - Singapore: 4th Borrowers & Investors Forum SE Asia , Marina Bay Sands, Rob Fowler speaking

  • 30 Oct - Hong Kong: O’Melveny & Myers Roundtable on green bonds, Sean Kidney speaking

  • 30 Oct - Hong KongWorld Green Building Council Congress 2015, Sean Kidney speaking

  • ​3 Nov - Kuala Lumpur: World Islamic Economic Forum, Islamic Finance for Green Technologies, Sean Kidney speaking

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​November 2014


October 2014

  • 28-29 Oct 2014 – Paris, France – International Energy Agency’s Workshop on Energy Technology Perspectives 2016 (ETP 2016).
    Climate Bonds Initiative Standards manager Justine Leigh-Bell attended.

  • 23-24 Oct 2014 – Paris, France – World Pensions and Investments Forum 2014 focusing on “Long Term Assets and Social Responsibility”, Paris. Open (free of charge) to registered representatives of pension & sovereign funds, government agencies, insurance companies (excl. commercial asset management subsidiaries) and media organisationsNick Silver and Sean Kidney.
  • 20-21 Oct 2014 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Global Green Growth Forum (3GF),
    Brings together leaders from government, business and international organisations on driving the transition to a green economy. Invitation only.
    Sean Kidney spoke on:
  • Towards a Sustainable Financial System: The Case of China, 20 Oct, 4-5 pm 
  • Green Bonds for Water, 21 Oct, 8-9 am
  • Wed 8 October 2014 ​- Banking of the future, a panel discussion at the Book Launch of Responsible Investment Banking, Frankfurt, Germany

​Sean Kidney participated in the Panel Discussion

Sean Kidney headed the session titled 'Green bonds in context: what you need to know'


September 2014

  • Wed 24 - Fri 26 September 2014 - ​PRI in Person, Principles for Responsible Investment annual conference, Montreal, Canada

On day 2 of the conference Sean Kindey moderated the fixed income session titled: ​Green Bonds – the developing market, frameworks and corporate issuance

Climate Bonds Initiative CEO, Sean Kidney participated in the Global Opportunity Panel discussion and workshops related to risks associated with: Extreme Weather; Lock-in to Fossil Fuels; Urban Breakdown; Lack of Freshwater; Continued Rise in Chronic NCDs. 

Climate Bonds Inititiative CEO, Sean Kindney spoke at the event where socially responsible investors from across Europe will come together with corporate, government and financial issuers to discuss and debate environmental, social and governance issues and how to apply these to the fixed income market.


August 2014

  • Thurs 28 August 2014 - Atlantic to Gulf webinar on the HSBC commissioned report 'Bonds & Climate Change. The state of the market in 2014'

  • Mon 25 August 2014 -  Alpbach Political Symposium at the European Forum Alpbach, Austria
    Climate Bonds Inititiative CEO, Sean Kidney participated in the ​Session 13: Climate and Energy – Key Questions for the Future

  • Fri 22 August 2014 - Americas webinar on the HSBC commissioned report 'Bonds & Climate Change. The state of the market in 2014'

  • Tue 19 August 2014 - Asia/Australia webinar on the HSBC commissioned report 'Bonds & Climate Change. The state of the market in 2014'

July 2014

Time: Monday 21 July 2014, 12.30 - 14:00  Venue: Allianz Global Investors, Bockenheimer Landstraße 42-44 Frankfurt

Time: Thursday 17 July 2014, 4-6pm Venue: Shearman & Sterling, 9 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AP 

This year's "Bonds and Climate Change: State of the Market 2014" report features an update on the "underwriter-labeled" green bonds market as well the usual full analysis of bonds related to climate change. They amounted to $346 billion outstanding in last year's report; we can tell you that this year's figure will be North of that.

Side event organised during the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development by The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) in coordination with the Climate Bonds Initiative, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy and GIZ.

  • Mon 7 July 2014 -  Japanese Ministry of Environment Committee on Market Creation for Promoting Green Investment, Tokyo​
  • Thu 10 July 2014 - EcoForum GlobalGuyian, China

Sean spoke at the Green Finance Workshop I: Dealing with 'Stranded Assets' and green bonds at the EcoForum Annual Global Conference

  • Thu 3 July 2014 - Solar Secondary Markets Europe conference, London

Sean Kidney participated in the pannel discussion titiled: Innovative investment models.

 Sean Kidney, Nick Silver spoke  at the event. 

Overview: Climate Bonds are not just securities for financing green energy projects – this $356bn market is developing rapidly and has a clear ethical bent.  Come and learn what Climate Bonds are, how this market is growing as well as the prospects for both Climate Bond certification and sector indices..

June 2014

Sean Kidney spoke at the Environmental Finance's 4th annual Environmental Bonds conference. The conference will examine the challenges facing the environmental bond market as it matures and the opportunities available for investors, issuers, bankers, corporates and others

  • Thu 6 June 2014 - European Investment Bank & Climate Bonds Initiative co-hosted roundtable with Institutional Investors - London 

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss ideas around renewable energy investments for Institutional Investors.

May 2014

  • Thu 29 May 2014 - Webinar on Climate Bonds Green Property criteria under the Climate Bonds Standard & Certification Scheme

We are now in the final stages of the eligibility criteria development process for Green Property (commercial and residential) and we're holding this webinar to run through proposed criteria and seek feedback. 

​The webinar co-hosted with PRI Initiative was held at 7am HK-Beijing, 8am Seoul-Tokyo, 9am AEDT / Wed 4pm; 28 May on the US West Coastuf 


  • Tue 28 Jan 2014  - The Sustainable & Climate Bonds Seminar  - Paris

If you’re in Paris at 14:00-17:45 on Tuesday 28 January 2014 – or looking for as good excuse to be there – come along to the Sustainable Bonds seminar we are co-hosting with KeplerCheuvreux and the 2ºC Investing Initiative. The seminar will look at issues impacting on Sustainable Bonds, and at developments with Green and Climate Bonds.

To see the list of speakers, please follow the link.

Venue: Auditorium FNCA, 48-50 rue de la Boétie, 75008 Paris.

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2013 Bonds and Climate Change event series



Roundtable - 14 December 2012 - Climate Bonds Initiative hosted a roundtable to discuss the paper on Renewable Energy Covered Bond.

Webinars - 11 and 12 July 2012 - Nick Robins from HSBS and Sean Kidney from Climate Bonds Initiative  presented the findings of the latest report on the current market size and future opportunity of the climate-themed bonds market.

Presentation - 20 March 2012 NYC - Sean Kidney, chair of Climate Bonds Initiative, made a speech on 'mobilizing debt capital markets' at Bloomberg NEF Summit. Download the presentation here