Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: May 20, 2021

Criteria Expansion Continues: Climate Bonds Standard Extends to Electrical Grids and Electricity Storage

The public consultation for the proposed Grids and Storage Criteria starts today and will close on 21st July 2021. We're looking forward to receiving your feedback.

Electrical Grids and Storage Criteria: Public Consultation Now Open
Posted: May 19, 2021

The International Energy Agency (IEA), the world’s pre-eminent energy agency, coordinator of the world’s petroleum reserves, and a part of the OECD,  yesterday finally released its long-awaited report “Net Zero by 2050 Report – A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector”

This is an incredibly important report, because it makes very clear that there can be no new fossil fuels if we are to meet our 2050 and 2030 emission reduction targets.

New IEA "Net Zero by 2050" rpt says to meet climate targets we have stop all new oil & gas projects! As EIB Pres Hoyer says: "gas is over.”
Posted: May 17, 2021

Getting Hot on Green Finance is a Feature of National and Supranational Governance Alike

The European continent surpassed a cumulative USD500bn of green issuance at the end of April, according to Climate Bonds Market Intelligence. The welcome news arrives in the wake of several green finance developments in the region, emanating from the intensifying efforts of national and supranational governments alike.

Europe reaches $500bn in green investment – Climate Bonds Market Intel Reports
Posted: May 12, 2021


Hoja de Ruta para una Taxonomía en Chile

El informe describe diferentes caminos que el gobierno chileno debe considerar al crear una taxonomía verde nacional y proporciona una descripción general de las taxonomías existentes, analizando sus posibles beneficios y desafíos.



Hoja de Ruta para una Taxonomía en Chile
Posted: May 11, 2021

Taxonomy Roadmap for Chile

The report outlines different pathways for the Chilean Government to consider in creating a national green taxonomy and provides an overview of existing taxonomies, analysing its potential benefits and challenges. 




Taxonomy Roadmap for Chile
Posted: May 2, 2021


From Beijing to London to St. Petersburg: Here is your guide to Climate Bonds Online Events

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May Online Events: Green Finance Revolution: ESG risks in credit rating analysis: Accelerating the Transition to Sustainability: Hong Kong Green Bond Market Briefing
Posted: Apr 23, 2021

10th iteration of Climate Bonds flagship report: Cumulative GSS issuance reaches $1.7tn in labelled markets: Cumulative Green passes $1tn milestone: 2021 set for another record high as momentum continues

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Record $700bn of Green, Social & Sustainability (GSS) Issuance in 2020: Global State of the Market Report
Posted: Apr 22, 2021

Twin announcements presage new stage in green revolution 

EU Taxonomy

The text of the EU Taxonomy regulation was released today in Brussels

Big day! Brussels releases EU Taxonomy as prelude to Biden Summit; China’s PBOC releases updated equivalent on same day
Posted: Apr 20, 2021


Nordic Sustainable Debt State of the Market 2020: Special Regional Report: Nordics at 5% of global GSS markets
Posted: Apr 8, 2021

Separating sheep from goats – using green taxonomies to make Indian agriculture resilient to climate change

The expression perfect storm is a cosy sounding oxymoron. It refers to a peculiar juxtaposition of unlikely circumstances that magnify the impact of a misfortune. But the consequences are never perfect. As we see with COVID-19, perfect storms have the potential to lay waste not just to a sector or a geography but to whole economies.

India: Agricultural Resilience in the face of continuing climate impacts