Climate Bonds Blog

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
Posted: May 23, 2017

An oil & gas bond we knew would come eventually… Repsol: first oil & gas bond: good on GBPs, not so sure on green credentials:

Last week, the first green bond was issued by an oil company. Madrid based Repsol SA  issued a EUR500m bond maturing in 2022.  

As to be expected, this green bond has attracted widespread attention.

An oil & gas bond we knew would come eventually: Repsol: Good on GBPs, not so sure on green credentials:
Posted: May 19, 2017

Stock Exchanges can set the next stage of green bonds growth: New paper from Climate Bonds and Luxembourg Green Exchange.

National exchanges are uniquely placed to support the next phase of green finance expansion, green bond growth, market standards and harmonisation. 


What’s it all about

Stock Exchanges & next stage of green bonds growth: Joint Paper: CBI & LGX: Exchange actions to support a new phase in green finance expansion.
Posted: May 19, 2017

Profiling low carbon investment opportunities in energy, agriculture and infrastructure. 

The 2017 Executive Dialogue is a parallel session to the Brazil Investor Forum in São Paulo on May 30th.  

The Climate Bonds Initiative is convening an Executive Dialogue 2017 profiling Brazil’s emerging green bond market and investment opportunities in Agriculture, Energy & Infrastructure.

This Invitation Only event in will include an interactive panel discussion involving 50 global investors and CEOs focusing on investment prospects and plans across these three key sectors.

In São Paulo on 30th May? Climate Bonds Executive Dialogue: Investment Potential: Brazil's Low Carbon Economy: Infrastructure, Agriculture, Energy.
Posted: May 12, 2017

You’re invited to join representatives from US AID PACE-D, the Indian Green Bonds Council, Issuers and Investors at this 2017 Delhi Roundtable.

Event Invitation: 

Growing Green Bonds for Clean Energy-Roundtable

Invitation: Delhi Roundtable: Green Bonds for Clean Energy: 19th May: Joint Event: Indian Green Bonds Council & USAID: Supported by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy & Climate Bonds Initiative
Posted: May 10, 2017

In this edition of the Standard & Certification Newsletter we look at: 


Latest Newsletter: Big Issuers & Programmatic Certification: Record Quarter: TWG Updates, Australia and more!