Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Oct 19, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

Fiji’s Prime Minister & President of COP23 Frank Bainimarama announces green bond issuance just weeks away from the start of Bonn Climate Conference


Year of Sovereign Green Bonds gets a south sea boost!

Posted: Oct 18, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

Big stories of certified bonds from ICBC and IREDA in the past month made a lot of media headlines. You are now unlikely to find a green finance media report that does not include a mention of green bonds. Here are some of the top stories we selected for you.



Posted: Oct 17, 2017 by Andrew Whiley


The Economist, What makes bonds “green”

The Economist explains what standards issuers can apply to their investments when issuing a green bond.

Posted: Oct 14, 2017 by Andrew Whiley



Water Consortium Moves to Next Phase in Climate Bonds Standard Water Criteria Development

60 Day Public Consultation Period Opens 16th October

Posted: Oct 11, 2017 by Andrew Whiley



You’re are cordially invited to a working discussion on climate resilience investment, focusing on resilience bonds, resilience banks, and resilience funds. 

Posted: Oct 11, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

ICBC is the world’s biggest bank and it’s also the world’s biggest listed company. When they issue their inaugural green bond and it's Climate Bonds Certified, we think it's news worth repeating.

And when India’s state-owned energy agency IREDA does the same, we think that’s good news as well.

Posted: Oct 10, 2017 by Sean Kidney

O mercado continua crescendo - US$3.6bi em títulos climaticos emitidos até agora 

Posted: Oct 9, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Reach of science based Standard extended

Marine Renewable Energy joins the suite of sector Criteria already available; Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Transport, Buildings & Water

More in the pipeline 


Posted: Oct 7, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

Cities are taking a greater role in meeting NDC goals as part of country plans in the fight against climate change

Municipals and sub-sovereigns are increasingly looking to the bond markets to finance low carbon and climate change-resilient infrastructure developments


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