Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Jul 7, 2021 by Mariana Caminha



Investidores internacionais se reúnem para discutir transição verde 

Iniciativa Brasileira de Finanças Verdes promove conversa sobre definições para transições confiáveis, Portfólio ASG e  financiamento sustentável para agricultura brasileira


Investidores internacionais se reúnem para discutir transição verde
Posted: Jul 1, 2021 by Mariana Caminha




From Mexico to Kazakhstan to India: While our staff will not be speaking at physical events, they will still be appearing. 

July Online Events: AIFC Green Growth Forum, Leveraging green finance to achieve carbon neutrality, Catalyzing Climate Smart Growth in Indian States, Opportunities for Brazil Post-Crisis.
Posted: Jun 28, 2021 by Leena Fatin

Global Green and Sustainable Finance NGO’s to boost forecasting group capacity 

Climate Bonds Initiative and Planet Tracker are the latest NGOs to join the Inevitable Policy Response (IPR) Research Consortium adding additional expertise in green and climate finance to the forecasting group. 

Climate Bonds & Planet Tracker Join Inevitable Policy Response (IPR) Research Consortium
Posted: Jun 17, 2021 by Liam Jones

Agri-Criteria continues further expansion of green definitions under Climate Bonds Standard

The complete Agriculture Criteria of the Climate Bonds Standard has been formally launched today, marking a major turning point in best practice for climate-aligned and climate-resilient investments in agriculture.

Developed for potential green bond issuers and investors, the new Agriculture Criteria defines and evaluates agriculture projects by encompassing two broad components:

Climate Bonds Launches Green Criteria for Agriculture Investments: Now Including Livestock
Posted: Jun 11, 2021 by Liam Jones

New NGFS Climate Scenarios & the Green Swan Conference


Climate scenarios provide stark reminder as central bank conference kicks off

NGFS’s New Climate Scenarios and the green swan conference
Posted: Jun 1, 2021 by Mariana Caminha




From Brazil to Colombia to Hong Kong: While our staff will not be speaking at physical events, they will still be appearing. 

June Online Events: Virtual World Agri-Tech South America: World Climate Forum: Agriculture Sustainable Finance State of the Market: The Greater Bay Area (GBA) Green Infrastructure Investment Forum.
Posted: May 24, 2021 by Liam Jones


Post-issuance series: 3rd iteration – reporting is commonplace, but harmonisation needed 

Climate Bonds has released the Post-issuance reporting in the green bond market 2021 report, our third iteration, looking into the availability and attributes of use-of-proceeds (UoP) and impact disclosure for green bonds. 

Post-Issuance Reporting in the Green Bond Market 2021: New Report Assesses Availability, Quality and Consistency of UoP and Impact Reporting
Posted: May 20, 2021 by Liam Jones

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 by Sean Kidney

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 by Liam Jones

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