Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Jun 8, 2017

Howzat! India: SEBI delivers new GB Regs: Pitched in line with international best practice: Look for the bounce in local markets.  

New guidance will provide additional certainty for issuers and investors.

We expect this to catalyse further growth in the already significant Indian green bond market.


Howzat! India: SEBI delivers new GB Regs: Pitched in line with international best practice: Look for the bounce in local markets.
Posted: Jun 2, 2017

Partner announcement by Australian bank made as new 2020 green targets are set. Part of wider AUD 25bn lending commitment to climate change solutions.


What’s it all about?

Westpac joins the Climate Bonds Initiative Partner Program: Australian bank continues drive on climate change solutions and sustainability
Posted: Jun 1, 2017


57 Mexican Investors with USD 214bn in AUM Back Green Bonds
Posted: Jun 1, 2017

Impulsado por la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV), MÉXICO2 y Climate Bonds Initiative, la declaración es otro paso significativo en apoyo a las finanzas verdes en México



57 Inversionistas Mexicanos con un fondo de USD 214bn, Firman de Declaración de Bonos Verdes
Posted: May 31, 2017

A June on the road (and above the clouds) for Climate Bonds with exciting speeches and great presentations from east to west.  

Our Director of Market Development Justine Leigh-Bell will be hosting an Executive Dialogue parallel to Brasil Investor Forum, where our CEO Sean Kidney is speaking – if you’d like to meet them for a one-on-one, drop an e-mail.

Ready, steady, go! From the vibrant São Paulo to the fashionable Milan, the massive Beijing to the intimate Vienna, London, Paris, Munich, Frankfurt, Rome, Shanghai and even Nova Scotia!
Posted: May 30, 2017

Germany: Deutsche Börse becomes Climate Bonds Partner: German GB Market Update: Frankfurt Declaration.

Three stories from Germany last week, all in Frankfurt, all green, all good. 

A new Partner in Deutsche Börse, a new report into the German green bond market and a new sustainable investment commitment marked a big week in Frankfurt.


Our new partner

Germany: Deutsche Börse becomes Climate Bonds Partner: German GB Market Update: Frankfurt Declaration on Sustainable Investment
Posted: May 27, 2017

São Paulo Dialogue to outline investment potential for Brazil's Low Carbon Economy

30th May parallel session to the Brazil Investment Forum will see national and international investors join agriculture and energy executives to identify large scale low carbon investment opportunities.

The Climate Bonds Initiative, in partnership with IADB and EcoAgro, is convening a parallel session supporting Brazil Investment Forum to outline low carbon investment opportunities in Brazil.

São Paulo Dialogue 30th May- Em São Paulo, especialistas analisam potencial de mercado para a economia de baixo carbono no Brasil: Investment potential for Brazil's Low Carbon Economy
Posted: May 26, 2017

Destacando oportunidades de investimentos de baixo carbono em energia, agricultura e infraestrutura.

O Diálogo Executivo 2017 será uma sessão paralela ao Brazil Investor Forum em São Paulo no dia 30 e 31 de maio.

A Climate Bonds Initiative está organizando um Diálogo Executivo 2017 para discutir o mercado emergente de títulos verdes e oportunidades de investimento em agricultura, energia e infraestrutura do Brasil.

Este evento exclusivo para convidados irá incluir um painel interativo com 50 investidores globais e CEOs discutindo prospectos de investimentos e planos em três diferente setores da economia.

Em São Paulo no dia 30 de maio?Climate Bonds Diálogo Executivo: Potencial de Investimento: Economia de Baixo Carbono do Brasil: Infraestrutura, Agricultura & Energia
Posted: May 24, 2017

New announcement builds confidence around development of transparent global GB markets.


What’s it all about? 

S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) has expanded its strategic relationship with the Climate Bonds Initiative announcing yesterday they will become a member of the Climate Bonds Partner Program.

S&P Dow Jones Indices, a division of S&P Global that provides access to the latest information on index policies, industry regulations and market consultations, joined CBI Partner Program in 2014.

Following this step, all company’s divisions are represented in the program, including S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Platts.

S&P Global Joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partner Program: Latest global organisation to expand relationship with CBI.
Posted: May 24, 2017

China Newsletter-All the green bond issuers, trends and market developments.

Our third China Newsletter, keeping you informed on the world’s biggest green bond market.

Our new China Green Bond Market Newsletter is now available with the latest bond issuance, market developments and updates.

Full versions in both English & Chinese can be found here.

In the first quarter of the month the total Q1 Chinese issuance reached USD 2.47bn/RMB 16.94bn, with Energy and Transport being the largest issuing sector.

A full breakdown of all Quarter 1 green bond issuance is listed inside.

Also in this edition:

China Newsletter-中国绿色债券季报-: All the green bond issuers, trends and market developments: 绿色债券发行人, 趋势和市场发展