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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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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.
Climate Bonds CEO Sean Kidney has been appointed a member of the European Commission’s High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, convened to “help develop an overarching and comprehensive EU strategy on sustainable finance to integrate sustainability in EU financial policy”. The Group is comprised of 20 people drawn from financial sector regulators, pension funds, investors, banks and other sectors, all with experience in sustainable finance.
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.
It’s almost Christmas and I have few last thoughts for you for the year:
In 2016 ….
Green bonds could play a key role in helping to finance the investment needed to achieve the EU's 2030 Climate and Energy objectives and the UN's SDGs
Poland out the gate early for 2017's Year of Green Sovereign Bonds
Poland has just won the race to become the first ever sovereign to issue a green bond with a EUR 750m bond financing a range of climate-related projects.
2016 is drawing to a close, and while it hasn’t been exactly full of good news for climate or humanity in general – there is a bright spot – green bonds!