Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: May 23, 2024

Agri-Food Sector Set for Important Decade

With the global population projected to reach close to ten billion by 2050, the agri-food sector has to expand. Balancing current and future production with nature preservation will be a major challenge.

Transition in Action: Agri-Food
Posted: May 22, 2024


Climate Bonds Initiative is proud to announce the winners of the 9th Climate Bonds Awards, celebrating top achievers in sustainable finance for 2023. This event acknowledges the contributions of emerging markets, financial institutions, and governments that have been instrumental in advancing the market over the past year. 


Driving Change: Winners of the 9th Climate Bonds Awards
Posted: May 3, 2024

By the end of 2023, Climate Bonds had recorded USD5.5tn of cumulative GSS and SLB (collectively GSS+) volume, of which USD4.4tn (80%) was found to be aligned. This indicates strong appetite for thematic debt, with the difference between the two numbers highlighting the rigour of Climate Bonds curation.

Green & Other Labelled Debt Hit 870bn of Aligned Debt in 2023
Posted: May 2, 2024
May Events Blog: From Brasilia to Paris to Tokyo. Stay connected with us!
Posted: Apr 25, 2024

Tracking Milestones and Developments on the Path to Net Zero for the EU

The European Parliament plenary is currently taking place in Strasbourg. With this being the final plenary session before Parliament rises for the EU elections, there are some key pieces of legislation that Climate Bonds will be following the votes on.

In this update, we’ll cover some of the most important policy developments in the EU and take a look at how they’ll affect Europe’s journey to net zero, including:

EU Update: Tracking Europe's journey to net zero
Posted: Apr 24, 2024

Confira os Critérios e saiba mais sobre o novo selo para Certificação de Entidades, que está agora em consulta pública!


Climate Bonds Standard expande e lança critério para Originação Livre de Desmatamento e Conversão no setor Agrícola
Posted: Apr 24, 2024

Opening for Feedback the New Label for Agri-Food Deforestation & Conversion Free Sourcing Criteria for Certified Entities 

Climate Bonds Standard expands to Agri-Food Deforestation & Conversion Free Sourcing: First Look at the Criteria!
Posted: Apr 22, 2024

The Power of the Methodology

In a world grappling with climate change, the need for credible and robust frameworks to guide climate investment is crucial.

As part of Climate Bonds Market Intelligence Data Products, the Green Bond Database (GBD) Methodology stands as a beacon, inspiring investors to support the transition to a low-carbon and resilient future.

Empowering climate investment: the 2024 Green Bond Dataset Methodology update
Posted: Apr 16, 2024

Climate Bonds released the first in-depth report on sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) just over two weeks ago. Its analysis points to a high share of SLBs currently lacking quality, a message which has been echoed repeatedly in media outlets – but that’s only half the story.

The sustainability-linked model provides a first-of-its-kind and powerful bridge between financial and sustainability performance, making more sustainability impacts financially material. This can be a highly effective mechanism to correct for the externalities of economic activities.

SLBs: a fantastic tool, but they need to be used right
Posted: Apr 5, 2024

"Accelerating Ambition and Finance: India's Journey to Net-Zero," was the theme of the Climate Bonds Mumbai Connect 2024, a global market engagement dialogue series organised in partnership with MUFG Now – the flagship ESG series hosted by the bank.

Click here to watch the event on Youtube.

Climate Bonds Connect 2024 Mumbai: Accelerating Ambition and Finance: India's Journey to Net-Zero