Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Feb 20, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

Capital market stakeholders to meet in Lagos as sovereign domestic green bond moves closer to March launch

Posted: Feb 20, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Our Climate Bonds Annual Conference at London’s Guildhall is coming up in 2 weeks, on March 6th. Demand is very high.

It’s become the single largest green bonds event ever held in the UK.


Confirmed Speakers  

The good news is that we have some 40 speakers, including:

Posted: Feb 20, 2017 by Sean Kidney

With three new certified bonds just announced, Australia is cementing its reputation of green bonds best practice. FlexiGroup’s ABS, Queensland’s sub-sovereign and Westpac’s off-shore placement all gained our attention


FlexiGroup Greenium on 2nd Certified Solar Securisation  

Posted: Feb 14, 2017 by Jonny Wyatt

Halfway through February, here's some of our favourite green bond stories so far.  


MTA Latest USD 350m Certified Climate Bond

Posted: Feb 8, 2017 by Sean Kidney

What a January! This month's market blog is bulging with all the green bond stories we’ve gathered up since the New Year. 

We look at green housing with NYHFA & Strasser, ride new passenger trains with Alpha and there’s a mountain of gossip items and quick links at the finish line.

And a late breaking story! India’s Renew Energy has just issued a USD 450m Certified Climate Bond. More below.

Posted: Feb 4, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Behind the high profile green bond offerings of 2016, policy initiatives gathered pace.

Posted: Feb 3, 2017 by Sean Kidney

The second month in the 'year of sovereign green bonds' has started, and the Climate Bonds’ team is now up to speed to support 2017 global green finance developments.

From Sydney to Jakarta to Beijing and across to Brazil, here’s your chance to catch up with Sean, Rob, Justine or Bridget. 


Posted: Jan 31, 2017 by Sean Kidney

A record year with green bond issuance of USD 81bn, up 92% on 2015 figures



The Trends

Posted: Jan 28, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Climate Bonds convenes group of global experts to focus on standards development across waste management to underpin low-carbon investment.


What’s it all about?

The Climate Bonds Initiative has announced the formation of a new Waste Management Technical Working Group (TWG) to develop new sector criteria, which will stimulate investment into low-carbon waste management activities and infrastructure.