Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Mar 1, 2017

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

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

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.
Posted: Feb 19, 2017

With three new certified bonds just announced, Australia is cementing its reputation of green bonds best practice. FlexiGroup’s ABS, Queensland’s sub-sovereign and Westpac’s off-shore placement all gained our attention


FlexiGroup Greenium on 2nd Certified Solar Securisation  

Green triple treat from Australia: Three Climate Certified GBs surface in a week!
Posted: Feb 13, 2017

Halfway through February, here's some of our favourite green bond stories so far...  


MTA Latest USD 350m Certified Climate Bond

MTA Goes Retail Again: China Newsletter: India GB Council: Australia & Low Carbon Buildings: Brazil & LATAM Outlook
Posted: Feb 7, 2017

What a January! This month's market blog is bulging with all the green bond stories we’ve gathered up since the New Year. 

We look at green housing with NYHFA & Strasser, ride new passenger trains with Alpha and there’s a mountain of gossip items and quick links at the finish line.

And a late breaking story! India’s Renew Energy has just issued a USD 450m Certified Climate Bond. More below.

France & the year of sovereign green bonds: GB Debuts from Enel, Fibria, Guandong-Huaxing Bank & Hebei; plus Renew re-energised, NYSHFA, YES Bank, NWB Bank & Ontario come to market again! More Climate Bonds Certifications & more China.
Posted: Feb 4, 2017

Behind the high profile green bond offerings of 2016, policy initiatives gathered pace.

Policy Highlights from 2016: The public policy drivers behind green finance developments: What’s on the horizon for 2017
Posted: Feb 2, 2017

The second month in the 'year of sovereign green bonds' has started, and the Climate Bonds’ team is now up to speed to support 2017 global green finance developments.

From Sydney to Jakarta to Beijing and across to Brazil, here’s your chance to catch up with Sean, Rob, Justine or Bridget. 


February Events: Sydney, Bali, Mumbai, São Paulo & Beijing! Climate Bonds team will be in South America, Asia & Australia this month.
Posted: Jan 31, 2017

January has kicked off with a stream of green finance developments and announcements stretching from Europe to

January’s Best: Swedbank Partners: Ontario Issues: Mexico Meets: Cali Treasurer Reports: Alpha Trains Roll & Our Big Standards Newsletter
Posted: Jan 30, 2017

A record year with green bond issuance of USD 81bn, up 92% on 2015 figures



The Trends

Climate Bonds 2016 Highlights: The big issuers: The big numbers: The trends that count and a 2017 forecast