Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Mar 16, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Our second Market Blog for the year is no less crowded than the first. Familiar faces are beginning to re-issue, we welcome new kids to the block and green bonds go retail. 


Latest Certified Bonds

Breaking news - Queensland Treasury Corp's first green bond - AUD750m (USD577m)

First GBs from Slovenia and Argentina: New securitisations: MTA GB going retail: Quebec, NAB Australia: China chugs along nicely: More from Poland? plus gossip, gossip, gossip!
Posted: Mar 14, 2017 by Sean Kidney

The green debt market continues to diversify with a new synthetic securitisation deal. Last week, Crédit Agricole CIB and Mariner Investment Group completed a USD 3bn private synthetic risk transfer through a Green Capital Note.


What’s it all about?

Deep-dive: Green synthetic securitisation deal: Frees USD 2bn of capital for green investments - Crédit Agricole and Mariner Investment Group take the plunge
Posted: Mar 9, 2017 by Sean Kidney

We’ve produced 5 new briefing papers, all launched at the Climate Bonds Annual Conference on Monday. Each summarising a policy, development or analysis critical to unlocking the potential of global green finance out towards the USD 1 trillion by 2020 target.

We’ve kept them short and to the point. Pick any or all for download.


Latest Briefing Papers: Green Securitisation: Greenium: Green Covered Bonds: Green Exchanges & Green City Bonds - What you need to know.
Posted: Mar 7, 2017 by Louise Patzdorf


Leaders from Poland to Costa Rica, Mexico to Munifin, Monash University to Masen, Alpha Trains to AP Renewables recognised at Award Ceremony following the Climate Bonds 2017 Annual Conference.


Green Bond Pioneer Awards 2017: Leadership in green finance: Glittering event at London’s Guildhall
Posted: Mar 6, 2017 by Louise Patzdorf



M&G Investments joins Climate Bonds Partners Programme
Posted: Mar 3, 2017 by Andrew Whiley


With over 600 registrations from 40 different countries Monday’s Annual Conference is set to be the single largest green bonds event ever held in the UK…. possibly the world.


2017: The Year of Sovereign Green Bonds

The single largest green bonds event ever held in the UK: 48 hours away! 2017 Climate Bonds Annual Conference & Green Bond Pioneer Awards
Posted: Mar 3, 2017 by Louise Patzdorf

March is upon us which only means one thing: The 2017 Climate Bonds Annual Conference & Green Bond Awards! A big start to our agenda on the 6th in London.

Over the coming weeks members of our team will be visiting European cities, China and Latin America to promote green bonds and green finance.


March Events: Our Annual Conference & GB Awards in London, then Brussels, Vienna, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Mexico City, Beijing, The Hague, Berlin & Hong Kong!
Posted: Mar 1, 2017 by Louise Patzdorf

The Climate Bonds Initiative, in collaboration with the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) at the London School of Economics, has released ‘Public sector agenda for stimulating private market development in green securitisation in Europe’ 


Joint Climate Bonds & CCCEP-LSE Report: How to grow green securitisation in Europe: Now Released!
Posted: Feb 20, 2017 by Andrew Whiley

Capital market stakeholders to meet in Lagos as sovereign domestic green bond moves closer to launch

Lagos Conference to set stage for Nigeria Sovereign Green Bond
Posted: Feb 20, 2017 by Sean Kidney

Our Climate Bonds Annual Conference at London’s Guildhall is coming up in 2 weeks, on March 6th. Demand is very high.

It’s become the single largest green bonds event ever held in the UK.


Confirmed Speakers  

The good news is that we have some 40 speakers, including:

Climate Bonds Annual Conference: There’s good news and bad news.