Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Sep 24, 2021 by Liam Jones

“Anchors Away!” -  Shipping Criteria Sets Sail with an Impressive Fleet of Ferries 

Climate Bonds is delighted to present the first Certified shipping project under the Climate Bonds Standard. The New Zealand-based transport operator KiwiRail has Certified a NZD350m (USD246m) loan facility to finance the purchase of two new battery-powered Interislander ferries.

First Shipping Certification under the Climate Bonds Standard
Posted: Sep 21, 2021 by Liam Jones

We Recap an Amazing Week & Extend Our Gratitude to Partners and Participants

We are in a defining decade and there’s no time to waste. That was the message of the Climate Bonds Conference 2021, where we focused on the Green Window of Opportunity to reach 2030 climate targets.

A Curtain Call for an Incredible Conference
Posted: Sep 20, 2021 by Leena Fatin

Soaring green finance continues to stir growth of Taxonomies worldwide 

The global green and sustainable bonds market has rapidly grown (expected to get close to USD 2 trillion outstanding by the end of the year) and other sustainability-driven financial products including funds and ETFs have become an important part of the investment landscape. This has driven the growth of detailed guidance around what constitutes a qualifying investment to hold the title “green”.

Taxomania! An International Overview
Posted: Sep 16, 2021 by Liam Jones

Green Bonds Show Pricing advantages for Both Investors & Issuers in Strong Start to 2021

Greenium Remains Visible in Latest Pricing Study
Posted: Sep 10, 2021 by Gabriel Carhart

Launched Discussion Paper Transition Finance for Transforming Companies
Posted: Sep 8, 2021 by Liam Jones

The Electrical Grids and Storage Criteria continue further expansion of green definitions under Climate Bonds Standard

Climate Bonds launches green criteria for electrical grid and storage investments
Posted: Sep 6, 2021 by Mariana Caminha

 

 

From Saudi Arabia to Brazil to Africa: While our staff will not be speaking at physical events, they will still be appearing. 

 

September Online Events: Conference 21, Road to COP26: Getting Finance Fit for Net Zero, US Embassy Climate Change Business Forum, Colombia Climate Week, Lecture on green bonds and how to set them up, Fóro Ecuatoriano de Inclusión Financiera.
Posted: Aug 31, 2021 by Liam Jones

2021 Set for Record Year – Brings Long Awaited $1Trillion Annual Green Milestone Into Sight- Social & Sustainability Growth adds Extra Spice

 

On track for a record $500bn green in 2021 

2021 Green Forecast Updated to Half a Trillion – Latest H1 Figures Signal New Surge in Global Green, Social & Sustainability Investment
Posted: Aug 19, 2021 by Liam Jones

Central banks in the hot seat on systemic sustainability

The powerful toolkit of the central bank, lying beyond the often-lethargic legislative process, is increasingly being recognised as a key agent in affecting climate action. And this action is swiftly needed. As COP26 looms ever closer, the Climate Bonds Policy Team outlines what they hope may come from central bank attendees.

 

Exceeding Expectations

Banking on Climate Action - Central Banks in the hot seat on systemic sustainability
Posted: Aug 18, 2021 by Liam Jones

Meet the Green Finance Gurus: Global Green Finance Experts Assembles for Flagship Event

Climate Bonds Conference21 - the biggest event in green finance - will be held on 6-10th September 2021 and addresses the theme of the 2030 Green Window - Framing a Sustainable Future. Our agenda  will focus on the narrow window of opportunity for the world to act in the face of the climate emergency and meet 2030 decarbonisation targets.

Climate Bonds Conference21 Speakers Revealed