Online & In-person Events

Online & In-person Events

In the wake of COVID-19 we have taken all our upcoming events onto online platforms of Webinars and Podcasts. Details are under Climate Bonds Connected and also below in our Events schedule.

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Past Events

Oct 17, 2023 »

Climate Bonds' “Guidance for Assessing Corporate Transition Plans" is a new tool to help financial institutions, investors, and corporates understand how to assess the credibility and ambition of transition plans. This tool is a complement to Climate Bonds Certification Scheme.

This webinar will bring together financial institutions, investors, and policymakers to discuss how transition plans can facilitate the decarbonisation projects necessary to meet global climate targets.

What You Will Gain:

- Exclusive Access to a Revolutionary Toolkit: Get a first look at Climate Bonds' new "Guidance for Assessing Corporate Transition Plans," designed to turn climate ambitions into a concrete roadmap.
- Actionable Insights from Industry Leaders: Hear from eminent voices in finance, policy, and climate action, and discover the strategies they are using to guide sustainable transformations.

The Speakers:
Berit Lindholdt Lauridsen from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will share how international finance is refocusing towards climate-aligned investments.
Nazmeera Moola of Ninety-One will delve into the intricacies of sustainable investment strategies that offer both impact and ROI.
Rachel Hemingway & Anna Creed from Climate Bonds Initiative will provide an insider's view into the new guidelines designed to transform corporate sustainability.

Why You Can't Afford to Miss This:
This is your opportunity to join the architects of the next wave of sustainable finance. Explore scalable strategies, tactical approaches, and inspiring case studies that will help us not just envision but enact a 1.5°C-compatible future.

Register now to become part of the solution. We're not waiting for the future; we're building it today.

Oct 12, 2023 »

IPR’s new Bio Energy Forecast assesses both policy directions & emissions impacts to 2030 & 2050. Climate Bonds has established Bio Energy Certification Criteria to help drive standards & investment in the sector.

This event will combine analysis of the key IPR Bio-Energy findings for industry, land use and emissions with Climate Bonds outlook on global investment directions and sustainable agriculture developments.

Aimed at investors, asset managers and analysts this event will be a unique opportunity to hear from expert voices the future interplay of energy and land use trends on a sector of growing importance in the climate transition.


Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

Ana Diaz, Global Energy Transition Lead, Climate Bonds Initiative

Mark Fulton, Founder, Inevitable Policy Response, IPR

Tanya Khotin, Land Use Specialist, IPR

Edward Lees, Co-CIO Environmental Strategies Group, BNP Paribas,

Lee Gordon, Equity Analyst, BNP Paribas

Jason Eis, Director, Vivid Economics


Sep 25, 2023 »

What is Green Finance? | The Leadership & Sustainability Podcast Show

Ceylon Institute Of English & Leadership (CIOEL) 

(Originally published on CIOEL's Google Podcasts and YouTube channel)

Sean Kidney, CEO of Climate Bonds Initiative & Watson Michael discuss about what Climate Bonds does. Furthermore they discussed about; - Current views on the climate crisis - Green Finance & examples - What Climate Bonds does? - How their CPD certified trainings help people & organizations References

Jul 3, 2023 »

Unlocking the Power of Regenerative Agriculture
A Collaborative Pathway to Global Food Security, Biodiversity Conservation, and Net-Zero Agri-Food Transition

Discover the collaborative pathway to achieving global food security, biodiversity conservation, and a net-zero agri-food transition. This webinar brings together thought leaders, researchers, policymakers, and industry experts to explore innovative frameworks that enable food systems to simultaneously address climate change, biodiversity loss, and food security challenges.

Key Discussion Points:
- The potential of regenerative agriculture in meeting global goals on climate, biodiversity, health & wellbeing, and food security.
- Shifting focus from practices to outcomes: Why alignment around desired results is crucial.
- Developing comprehensive frameworks to assess transition strategies, encompassing environmental and social ambitions in the agri-food sector.
- The role of the private sector in driving the transition to regenerative food systems.

o Theodora Ewer, Program Manager of Regen10 Frameworks Hub
o Rachel Hemingway, Head of Transitions – Climate Bonds
o Stefania Avanzini Director, One Planet Business for Biodiversity (OP2B) WBCSD
o Luiza Volpe, Advocacy, Policy and Partnerships Practice Lead WFO

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Jun 29, 2023 »

Our experts will touch upon how to get green finance for clean energy projects, credible transition financing tools, setting methodologies, tools and guidance for electricity utility, credible transition plans, opportunities that the capital market can unlock, and what investors need to be assured the decarbonisation is credible and aligned with the 1.5°C pathway.
We will present electricity utility science-based criteria for investment that are consistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement to limit warming to 1.5 degrees.

2.00 CEST---- Introduction
Rachel Hemingway, Head of Transition Programmes, Climate Bonds Initiative

2.05 CEST---- Exploring 1.5 Paris Pathways for Corporates under Climate Bonds Standard and Certification Scheme
Anna Creed, Director of Environmental Impact & Thought Leadership, Climate Bonds Initiative

2.15 CEST---- Electricity Utilities criteria for the low carbon transition
Ana Diaz, Global Energy Transition Lead, Climate Bonds Initiative

2.25 CEST---- Translate net-zero commitments into ambitious, actionable, science-based transition plans
Ronan Hodge, Technical Lead for the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ)

2.35 CEST---- Sustainable finance tools
Leo Donnachie, Sustainable Finance Lead at Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC)

2.50 CEST---- From Green to Transition Finance - Competitiveness around the clean tech subsidy race
Tsvetelina Kuzmanova, Senior Policy Advisor Sustainable Finance, Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G)

3.00 – 3.25 ---- Discussions and Q&A

3.25 – 3.30 ---- Close

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Jun 20, 2023 »

Today we sit down with the wonderful Ujala Qadir, to discuss climate resilience. What it means, why it's more important than ever and the work going on with experts to tackle climate disasters.

Jun 15, 2023 »

Join Climate Bonds' Manshu Deng and Wenhong Xie to discuss the successful Hong Kong regional seminar!

Jun 13, 2023 »

The webinar aims to raise awareness on accelerating sustainable investments by developing science-based and consensus-driven transition pathways for the agri-food system and will identify the lessons learned from assisting countries in mainstreaming risk management practices into mid-term development strategies and investments.

The webinar is co-hosted by FARM-D and Climate Bonds Initiative for their first collaboration.


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May 23, 2023 »

Tune in as we chat to Manshu Deng to preview the CONNECT conference in Hong Kong next month.

May 16, 2023 »

Join us as we chat to Rabobank Brasil/Rabobank South America's Taciano Custódio and Xing Lan of Natixis about how to accelerate the transition of agriculture and agri-food systems toward net-zero.