Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Feb 4, 2019 by Mariana Caminha

In this month’s media digest: green bond market forecast by Moody’s, HSBC, S&P and Climate Bonds Initiative, 2018 sustainable debt products performance by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, City’s first green bond, planned green bond from Egypt, FTSE index tracking Chinese green bonds, Climate Bonds Standard certified bonds and much more market and Asia news.



Moody’s latest report forecast 20% green bonds market growth in 2019 - to $200 billion. HSBC predicts $180 in line with S&P Global Ratings.



Posted: Feb 4, 2019 by Andrew Whiley

Climate Bonds Certified USD152 million Taxable Municipal Green Bond Offering


Posted: Feb 3, 2019 by Mariana Caminha

We're warming up for our Annual Conference 5-7th March in London.

Meantime some opportunities to meet the Climate Bonds team in events across Europe, Asia and Central America. 

TEG briefings and a host of activities in China, Hong Kong and Japan are all on the radar. 

Here's what's on the agenda for February!




Manuel Adamini

Posted: Jan 22, 2019 by Giulia Rado

Green finance markets in ASEAN: Foundations for green growth and low carbon infrastructure 


Opportunities emerge

Since the initial 2016 green bond deals in the Philippines and Vietnam, ASEAN green bond market stakeholders have laid some solid foundations, culminatining in total issuance of USD5bn as of the end of November 2018.

Posted: Jan 13, 2019 by Mariana Caminha

Meet the Climate Bonds team in events across Europe, Asia and North America!

If you're in Mexico City on the 22nd, come talk to our director Justine Leigh-Bell at the Green Finance Seminar for Central Banks and Supervisors of North, Central and South America.

And don't miss a discussion about taxonomies for sustainable finance with CEO Sean Kidney in Toronto on the 31th.

Here's what's in the agenda for the second half of January!



Posted: Jan 9, 2019 by Mariana Caminha


Bonds&Loans, Green Bond Additionality: The Big Picture, Sean Kidney

Sean Kidney’s answer to returning questions of green bonds’ additionality. CEO of Climate Bonds Initiative explains the broad-ranging successes of the green bonds market in creating pre-conditions for large capital shifts to low-carbon and climate-resilient economy, larger systemic impact of this burgeoning market and how green bonds have been ‘catalyst for a wider green finance expansion’.

Posted: Jan 7, 2019 by Andrew Whiley


NY HFA on the Top of the Programmatic Issuers - Multiple Green Bonds Using Streamlined Route 

11 Green Bonds and Counting