Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Sep 27, 2021

Mecanismos Financeiros de Gestão Consorciada (MFGCs) apresentam uma oportunidade para projetos de infraestrutura urbana e municípios menores acessarem o mercado de capitais.

Oportunidade de financiamento sustentável para infraestrutura subnacional brasileira
Posted: Sep 24, 2021

“Anchors Away!” -  Shipping Criteria Sets Sail with an Impressive Fleet of Ferries 

Climate Bonds is delighted to present the first Certified shipping project under the Climate Bonds Standard. The New Zealand-based transport operator KiwiRail has Certified a NZD350m (USD246m) loan facility to finance the purchase of two new battery-powered Interislander ferries.

First Shipping Certification under the Climate Bonds Standard
Posted: Sep 23, 2021

In the second of our ‘Countdown to COP’ briefings, the Climate Bonds Policy Team examine the EU’s extension of carbon pricing policies into the economic and trade arena through the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). We delve into the implications of this shift and suggest what action should be taken at COP26 to best make use of this major, but underused emissions reduction tool.


Building momentum over a decade

Carbon Pricing for Climate Action: New Countdown to COP Policy Briefing
Posted: Sep 21, 2021

We Recap an Amazing Week & Extend Our Gratitude to Partners and Participants

We are in a defining decade and there’s no time to waste. That was the message of the Climate Bonds Conference 2021, where we focused on the Green Window of Opportunity to reach 2030 climate targets.

A Curtain Call for an Incredible Conference
Posted: Sep 20, 2021

Soaring green finance continues to stir growth of Taxonomies worldwide 

The global green and sustainable bonds market has rapidly grown (expected to get close to USD 2 trillion outstanding by the end of the year) and other sustainability-driven financial products including funds and ETFs have become an important part of the investment landscape. This has driven the growth of detailed guidance around what constitutes a qualifying investment to hold the title “green”.

Taxomania! An International Overview
Posted: Sep 16, 2021

Green Bonds Show Pricing advantages for Both Investors & Issuers in Strong Start to 2021

Greenium Remains Visible in Latest Pricing Study
Posted: Sep 10, 2021

Launched Discussion Paper Transition Finance for Transforming Companies
Posted: Sep 8, 2021

The Electrical Grids and Storage Criteria continue further expansion of green definitions under Climate Bonds Standard

Climate Bonds launches green criteria for electrical grid and storage investments
Posted: Sep 6, 2021



From Saudi Arabia to Brazil to Africa: While our staff will not be speaking at physical events, they will still be appearing. 


September Online Events: Conference 21, Road to COP26: Getting Finance Fit for Net Zero, US Embassy Climate Change Business Forum, Colombia Climate Week, Lecture on green bonds and how to set them up, Fóro Ecuatoriano de Inclusión Financiera.
Posted: Aug 31, 2021

2021 Set for Record Year – Brings Long Awaited $1Trillion Annual Green Milestone Into Sight- Social & Sustainability Growth adds Extra Spice


On track for a record $500bn green in 2021 

2021 Green Forecast Updated to Half a Trillion – Latest H1 Figures Signal New Surge in Global Green, Social & Sustainability Investment