Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Jan 19, 2017 by Sean Kidney

With Zero Carbon by 2050 targets now emerging across Australia and the release of Climate Bonds emission performance trajectories for major Australian cities, it's time to talk green finance trends in the Australian commercial property sector.



You’re invited to join our special one-off Australian webinar, with local experts discussing the latest developments in sustainable investment, green commercial property development and Climate Bonds Low Carbon Building Criteria, webcast live from NAB Sydney offices.

Posted: Jan 18, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Innovative green finance Alpha Trains concludes a world first green private placement in the rolling stock lessor sector, Certified using the Climate Bonds Low Carbon Transport criteria.

Green debt refinance associated with the acquisition of energy efficient electric passenger train sets.



Posted: Jan 13, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Climate Bonds and China Central Depository & Clearing Co. (CCDC) invite you to join us for a simultaneous live broadcast of our ‘China Green Bond Market 2016’ report launch from Beijing and London.

Posted: Jan 11, 2017 by Sean Kidney


Strasser further opens the market to institutional investors with the first issue of a Climate Bonds Certified fixed rate loan in Europe for long-term financing of a solar lease business model.


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Posted: Jan 10, 2017 by Sean Kidney

2017 Climate Bonds Annual Conference and Green Bond Awards - Register here


Posted: Jan 7, 2017 by Sean Kidney

2016 proved to be yet another strong year for green finance and after taking stock, it’s time to look ahead. 2017 is already off to a promising start as our CEO joins the European Commission's High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance and we launch the China Edition of our State of the Market series.

Posted: Jan 5, 2017 by Sean Kidney


Climate Bonds CEO Sean Kidney has been appointed as one of the NGO representatives to the new European Commission High Level Group on Sustainable Finance, convened to “help develop an overarching and comprehensive EU strategy on sustainable finance to integrate sustainability in EU financial policy.”

Posted: Jan 5, 2017 by Sean Kidney

2017 couldn’t have got off to a better start with the news that the much anticipated French Sovereign Green Bond issuance will begin its roadshow on the 6th of January.

Posted: Dec 24, 2016 by Sean Kidney

It’s almost Christmas and I have few last thoughts for you for the year:

In 2016 ….