Climate Bonds Blog

Posted: Jul 16, 2020 by Andrew Whiley

New appointment adds depth to the board 

Paul Bodnar has been appointed a Trustee of the Climate Bonds Initiative, the global NGO dedicated to mobilising global capital for climate action.

Rocky Mountain Institute climate finance head & fmr White House climate advisor Paul Bodnar joins Climate Bonds Initiative board
Posted: Jul 14, 2020 by Leena Fatin

New appointment strengthens advisor ranks as Climate Bonds looks to accelerate global green investment & climate transition  

With over 30 years of global experience in climate change strategy & sustainability in banking & other sectors, senior Indian business leader Namita Vikas is welcome addition to Climate Bonds in the role of Senior Advisor.

Indian sustainability & banking leader Namita Vikas joins Climate Bonds as Senior Advisor
Posted: Jul 8, 2020 by Lea Muething

Welcome to the Markets Monthly #6!

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Markets Monthly #6 - 08/07/2020: GB issuance for H1 2020 at USD84.7bn: HKEX launches GB platform: Dutch Certified Sovereign: Certification for world’s biggest floating wind farm: First GB from university in Asia: Registration for CBI conference now open.
Posted: Jul 7, 2020 by Leena Fatin

First phase will focus on railways: Expectation is that assets are already Certified at the time of auction

Initial Focus on Rail 

Brazilian Govt announces first LATAM Green Bond program to fund infrastructure projects with green bonds – With Climate Bonds Certification
Posted: Jun 25, 2020 by Leena Fatin
China cements position as leading green bond market with USD55.8bn issued in 2019                        
Fourth Report in Annual Series from Climate Bonds – Available in English & Chinese
China Green Bond Market 2019 Report: China cements position as leading market with USD55.8bn issued in 2019: Joint Climate Bonds & CCDC publication - Supported by HSBC
Posted: Jun 24, 2020 by Leena Fatin

Invitation: Flagship Event: China Green Bond Market 2019 Research Report: Monday 29th June.

Climate Bonds Initiative, China Central Depository & Clearing Research Centre & HSBC invite you to the Online Launch via Webinar of the "China Green Bond Market 2019" Research Report. 

Invitation: Major Report: Launch Event: China Green Bond Market 2019 Research Report: Monday, 29th June
Posted: Jun 18, 2020 by Luiza Mello
Banco BV: 1º Banco Privado do Brasil a Emitir Títulos Verdes tem Certificação Climate Bonds Standards!
Posted: Jun 15, 2020 by Mariana Caminha

Launch Webinar "Unlocking Brazil’s Green Investment Potential for Agriculture" roadmap.

Produced in partnership with the Brazil Agriculture Sub Committee, the roadmap has been prepared to provide greater understanding and visibility on the landscape of existing green investment opportunities across Brazil’s agribusiness sector and to support the creation of a pipeline of bankable projects for green bond issuance and other labelled debt instruments.

Virtual Launch: Roadmap: Unlocking Brazil’s Green Investment Potential for Agriculture: Webinar: Tuesday, 23rd June; 10am Brasília / 3pm Paris / 2pm London
Posted: Jun 10, 2020 by Leena Fatin

Regulators combine and issue single green projects catalogue: Simplification expected to attract additional international investment

China's top regulators announce they will exclude fossil fuels from their green bonds taxonomy. It’s a major development!
Posted: Jun 9, 2020 by Lea Muething

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Markets Monthly #5 - 10/06/2020: Cumulative GB issuance at USD845bn: China cleans coal from Green Catalogue: Swisscom’s debut 10x oversubscribed: Brazil Certification: New covered bond from France: LatAm and Asian investors feature in webinars