Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Oct 29, 2018 by Andrew Whiley

The sandy shores of Rhode Island go even greener via RIIB: Meanwhile Q3 figures slow: Connecting cities' balance sheets with climate action 


Posted: Oct 23, 2018 by Andrew Whiley


Investing in Green Building 

Vital in the race to slow emissions growth is the reduction of greenhouse gas produced by the buildings sector. It is essential to support investment in Low Carbon Buildings including retrofits and refurbishments of existing commercial, industrial and residential building stocks and new builds with low carbon footprints. 

Delivering this transition will require deployment of capital. Bonds have a long history of financing large infrastructure investments, and the USD100trillion bond market can play a significant role in funding this rapid decarbonisation in the buildings sector. 

Posted: Oct 20, 2018 by Andrew Whiley

Looking for Greenium 


The concept of green premium or a ‘greenium’ emerging in the bond market is an intriguing topic that is slowly gaining attention. 

Posted: Oct 17, 2018 by Andrew Whiley


40 years of experience: Indufor extends expertise to new field: Green Bonds


Climate Bonds Standard Board has approved the Finnish consulting company Indufor as a Approved Verifier under the Climate Bonds Standard & Certification Scheme.

Posted: Oct 15, 2018 by Mariana Caminha


Verifiers growing worldwide. Greensolver, our 34th addition!


Posted: Oct 5, 2018 by Andrew Whiley

Giant Indian bank to fund wind and solar with first green bond 


State Bank of India (SBI), India’s largest and most prestigious financial institution has emerged as a new player in the global green bond market with a USD650million inaugural issuance. 

Fitch Ratings has assigned State Bank of India's note a NS:SBI, BBB-/Stable. 

SBI is rated at 56th in the S&P Global Market Intelligence Report 2018 of the world's 100 largest banks.