Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Sep 30, 2020 by Mariana Caminha

The Toolkit provides the African capital markets guidance on how to issue green bonds that are in line with international best practices and standards


Climate Bonds Initiative and FSD Africa launch Africa Green Bonds Toolkit: a practical guide for African markets
Posted: Sep 28, 2020 by Leena Fatin

New Momentum for Change in the Race to Zero

With the postponement of the COP26 in Glasgow, Climate Week New York City 2020 (CWNYC) has grabbed everyone’s attention as this year’s biggest climate event. 

Freed from the need for in-person attendance, political and business leaders have delivered a series of what could be become game-changing announcements prepared for the postponed ‘Paris Agreement + 5 years’ COP as Glasgow was previously characterised. Instead, these announcements instead have spilled out over the past fortnight. 

Climate Week NYC - Not the typical fortnight: Climate Bonds Special Comment
Posted: Sep 22, 2020 by Liam Jones

Latest innovation in the local green finance market: Securities 100 % backed by residential solar and battery installations

Brighte to issue Australia’s first 100% green backed Certified Green Bonds under Climate Bonds Standard: NAB provides support to home energy financier
Posted: Sep 17, 2020 by Leena Fatin

Long term data analysis of green performance against vanilla bonds: Latest report in series that commenced in 2016  

This is the 10th iteration of Green Bond Pricing in the Primary Market” covering January to June 2020.  

Latest Green Bond Pricing Report for Q1-Q2 2020: Performance analysis of 46 green bonds to value of USD37bn from Jan-Jun
Posted: Sep 16, 2020 by Lea Muething

Welcome to the Markets Monthly #8!

Markets Monthly #8 - 16/09/2020: Cumulative issuance reaches USD900bn mark: Transition White Paper: China record 2020 issuance with USD3.1bn: Meridian Energy Certifies 3 deals: #CBIConf2020 sessions available online.
Posted: Sep 14, 2020 by Luiza Mello

The partnership aims to share technical knowledge about financial instruments and sustainable capital markets

Climate Bonds & Banco Central do Brasil sign agreement to develop sustainable finance agenda: New partnership to share technical knowledge on climate & financial sector
Posted: Sep 7, 2020 by Liam Jones

Creating a Benchmark for Issuer’s Climate Performance


AIIB-Amundi Climate Change Investment Framework Launch: To Drive Asia's Green Recovery & Transition  
Posted: Sep 6, 2020 by Liam Jones

Framework applicable for both whole entities as well as their activities, aimed at a broad range of financial products including use-of-proceeds and sustainability-linked debt


Climate Bonds & Credit Suisse publish Financing Credible Transitions White Paper: Ground-breaking transition investment pathways launched at Climate Bonds Conference
Posted: Sep 4, 2020 by Luiza Mello

Parceria com o Ministério do Desenvolvimento Regional (MDR)  abre portas para mais emissões de títulos verdes 


Climate Bonds Initiative e Ministério do Desenvolvimento Regional assinam acordo para avaliar obras e projetos para oportunidades de financiamento verde
Posted: Aug 31, 2020 by Leena Fatin

H1 green bond issuance down 26% on H1 2019: 85 new market entrants: Despite COVID-19 impacts, investor demand and transition momentum driving market  


First six months of 2020 reflect the pandemic impact 

Climate Bonds has released the Green Bonds Market Summary – H1 2020 report, focussing on the latest market developments in labelled green bonds and loans. 

The summary highlights issuance trends and significant data points for a period significantly impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. 


Green Bonds H1 2020 Update: $91.6bn Green Bonds & Loans:1,000 green issuers milestone reached: Outlook for 2020 remains positive