Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: May 23, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

An oil & gas bond we knew would come eventually… Repsol: first oil & gas bond: good on GBPs, not so sure on green credentials:

Last week, the first green bond was issued by an oil company. Madrid based Repsol SA  issued a EUR500m bond maturing in 2022.  

As to be expected, this green bond has attracted widespread attention.

Posted: May 19, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

Stock Exchanges can set the next stage of green bonds growth: New paper from Climate Bonds and Luxembourg Green Exchange.

National exchanges are uniquely placed to support the next phase of green finance expansion, green bond growth, market standards and harmonisation. 


What’s it all about

Posted: May 19, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

Profiling low carbon investment opportunities in energy, agriculture and infrastructure. 

The 2017 Executive Dialogue is a parallel session to the Brazil Investor Forum in São Paulo on May 30th.  

The Climate Bonds Initiative is convening an Executive Dialogue 2017 profiling Brazil’s emerging green bond market and investment opportunities in Agriculture, Energy & Infrastructure.

This Invitation Only event in will include an interactive panel discussion involving 50 global investors and CEOs focusing on investment prospects and plans across these three key sectors.

Posted: May 12, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

You’re invited to join representatives from US AID PACE-D, the Indian Green Bonds Council, Issuers and Investors at this 2017 Delhi Roundtable.

Event Invitation: 

Growing Green Bonds for Clean Energy-Roundtable

Posted: May 10, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

In this edition of the Standard & Certification Newsletter we look at: 


Posted: May 4, 2017 by Louise Patzdorf


Climate Bonds will be all around; Europe, Africa, Asia and South America... Come meet us if you're close!

Posted: May 3, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

China issues special green bonds guidelines for listed companies + new China Local Govt green bond policy recommendations


Green finance development continues at corporate and provincial levels

China’s green bond market has begun to heat up since last year, alongside with several supportive policy signals and guidelines by the Chinese government.

Posted: Apr 27, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Stop Press! Moody’s joins our Partners Program

International ratings & research agency Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) announced they have joined the Climate Bonds Initiative Partner Program.

Henry Shilling, Senior Vice President with Moody’s Investors Service:

Posted: Apr 26, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

Global law firm White & Case LLP is the latest international organisation to join Partners Program.


Global law firm White & Case LLP is the latest international organisation to join the Climate Bonds Initiative Partnership Program supporting the development of climate finance and green bond market growth.

Posted: Apr 21, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Latest OECD report studies green bonds’ potential to finance the transition to a low-carbon economy. Examines policy measures to grow the market from billions to trillions over next decades.