Climate Bonds Blog
*Originally posted by the Grantham Research Institute on 9 January 2019.
Meet the Climate Bonds team in events across Europe, Asia and North America!
If you're in Mexico City on the 22nd, come talk to our director Justine Leigh-Bell at the Green Finance Seminar for Central Banks and Supervisors of North, Central and South America.
And don't miss a discussion about taxonomies for sustainable finance with CEO Sean Kidney in Toronto on the 31th.
Here's what's in the agenda for the second half of January!
Bonds&Loans, Green Bond Additionality: The Big Picture, Sean Kidney
Sean Kidney’s answer to returning questions of green bonds’ additionality. CEO of Climate Bonds Initiative explains the broad-ranging successes of the green bonds market in creating pre-conditions for large capital shifts to low-carbon and climate-resilient economy, larger systemic impact of this burgeoning market and how green bonds have been ‘catalyst for a wider green finance expansion’.
The Economist, Green asset classes are proliferating
“Verdant and vibrant” is how Economist describes the green finance sphere. Author says that green bonds success has spurred the growth of other environmentally-friendly asset classes.
Infrastructure companies present investors with a pipeline of green city projects. Water and Sanitation set to be a key sector for investment in 2019 including renewable energy and public lighting.
What’s it all about?
Call for feedback and workshop invitations on EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance from the Technical Expert Group