Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Nov 27, 2015 by Andrew Whiley


Where: Rio Pavilion in the Climate Generations Area (Green Zone) COP 21

When: 15:45pm to 17:15pm, Tuesday 8th December.

You’re Invited! COP21 Launch of the new Climate Aggregation Platform (CAP) by Helen Clark-UNDP, Martin Berg-EIB & Naoko Ishii-GEF
Posted: Nov 25, 2015 by Andrew Whiley

Please join us in Paris



Launch of the Climate Bonds and UNEP:  Scaling up Green Bond Markets - Guide for Governments Report.


Invitation: COP21 Climate Bonds Event
Posted: Nov 22, 2015 by Andrew Whiley


Climate Bonds releases Draft Water Standard for international public consultation

Water Climate Bond Standard Opens for Public Consultation
Posted: Nov 21, 2015 by Andrew Whiley

Leading Indian development bank IDBI has today joined the Climate Bond Initiative.

IDBI (formerly Industrial Development Bank of India) is an Indian government-owned bank with a balance sheet of USD53 billion.

Mr. Kishor Kharat, Managing Director & CEO, IDBI Bank, said:

“IDBI has a strong commitment to growing green finance in India and helping to meet the government’s ambitious renewable energy, rail and infrastructure objectives.

Leading Indian development bank IDBI becomes a Climate Bonds Partner
Posted: Nov 20, 2015 by Andrew Whiley

Green Bonds: Mobilising the Debt Capital Markets for a Low-Carbon Transition

The OECD in conjunction with Bloomberg, ICMA and the Climate Bonds Initiative is hosting a Roundtable Event on the 10th December and you’re invited!



You’re Invited: OECD Green Bonds Roundtable, COP21, Paris 10.15am 10th December
Posted: Nov 16, 2015 by Andrew Whiley

The City of Paris last week issued an inaugural 300m green bond for renewable, low-carbon transport, energy efficiency and climate adaptation (300m ($321.5m) , 1.75%, 16 yrs)

Update: Vive Paris! Green bond mkt builds with COP21 host City Paris issuing inaugural green bond €300m ($321.5m). Vermont, NRW Bank and KfW issue green bonds & more gossip!
Posted: Nov 13, 2015 by Andrew Whiley

Climate Bonds chief launching bond market report at China SIF conference



Edited text conference address:

Beijing launch: Chinese language version of Climate Bonds State of the Market 2015 report
Posted: Nov 11, 2015 by Andrew Whiley

Malaysia’s potential to Lead in Green Islamic Finance 

Click pictures for Sean's interview : a quick 4-minute insight into how Malaysia can be a world leader in kick-starting a global green sukuk market

Green Sukuk: Hot Topic at the World Islamic Economic Forum-Malaysia
Posted: Nov 11, 2015 by Andrew Whiley

Ernst & Young (EY) has today become a Climate Bonds Partner.

Dr Matthew Bell, Oceania Leader, Climate Change and Sustainability Services at Ernst & Young:

EY becomes a Climate Bonds Partner
Posted: Nov 10, 2015 by Sean Kidney