Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Apr 23, 2021 by Liam Jones

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

The Big Headline

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

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 by Leena Fatin

 

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

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
Posted: Apr 3, 2021 by Mariana Caminha

 

 

From the UK to Brazil to Australia: Climate Bonds staff at webinars, online conferences and green bond training courses will still be appearing.

April Online Events: Transition Finance Webinars: 6th Climate Bonds Awards: Green Bond Training: Green Investment for Agriculture
Posted: Mar 30, 2021 by Leena Fatin

Doubling sovereign Issuance... Doubling sovereign Issuers... Climate finance objectives pre - and post-COP26

 

Sovereign Green, Social & Sustainability (SGSS) Bonds - How far and how fast could they grow?
Posted: Mar 30, 2021 by Mariana Caminha

Contributions can be made on the BCB website until Friday April 23rd

 

The Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) has opened a public consultation on two draft regulations that define sustainability criteria to be applied to rural credit operations.

Brazilian Central Bank opens Public Consultation on sustainability criteria applicable to rural credit
Posted: Mar 29, 2021 by Leena Fatin

 

Increased cooperation to promote greening of Lujiazui's asset management industry and support green development of Lujiazui Financial City

On 26 March, at the government office building of the Shanghai Pudong New District, Yang Chao, the Deputy District Mayor and Lv Jinzhong, the Director of the Research and Statistics Department of the People’s Bank of China, Shanghai Head Office unveiled the Shanghai Office of the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).

Climate Bonds opens Shanghai Office: Signs MoU with Lujiazui Financial City
Posted: Mar 28, 2021 by Liam Jones

Financing Credible Transitions: Flexibility: A core feature that will shape transition finance: Part 3 of 3
Posted: Mar 24, 2021 by Liam Jones

2020 marks another record year for Japan, growing by a third as the market gets green light on Covid-recovery: Latest Collaboration with Green Bond Issuance Promotion Platform

 

Japan GB Market Review 2020: Latest Collaboration with Green Bond Promotion Platform