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

Jul 23, 2020 »

Moderator: Sean Kidney, CEO Climate Bonds Initiative


Sarah Breeden, Executive Director, UK Deposit Takers Supervision
Jessica Chew, Deputy Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia
Prashant Vaze, Head of Policy & Government, Climate Bonds Initiative


Jul 23, 2020 »

- Green finance opportunities and challenge in Vietnam
- What is green and where to invest?
- Green bond issuance as a tool to finance green investment in Vietnam

Nguyet Phi - GIIO Analyst, Climate Bonds Initiative

Dan Svensson, Director, VDEF Portfolio Manager, Dragon Capital
Pushkala Lakshmi Ratan, Asia Climate Finance Lead/Senior Industry, IFC
Hai Nguyen, Senior economic expert, GIZ Vietnam


Jul 15, 2020 »

Can transition finance become the key driver of the global decarbonization efforts? What are the main market movements and challenges surrounding this concept? Will we see growth in transition bonds issuance? Tune into our interview with Sean Kidney, Co-founder and CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative, and Leon Saunders, Refinitiv's Head of Sustainable Finance, to learn more.

Jul 14, 2020 »

Lea Muething, Markets Analyst alongside Climate Bonds CEO, Sean Kidney, bring you our regular Monthly Market Update Broadcast.


Sit back with your cup of joe & learn of all the latest developments & deals that have come to play for the month of June.
Analysis of the various green debt instruments, trends emerging in the market & are we seeing signs of recovery from COVID-19.


Join the specialists.

Jul 14, 2020 »
Green Bond Clinic - Episode 02
Tuesday, 14 July, 15:00 Paris / 14:00 London
A series of Q&A webinars bringing Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds & pioneers of green finance.
This time around we have Jean-Marc Mercier, Vice-Chairman, Capital Markets at HSBC Global Banking & Markets.
Jul 14, 2020 »

Green Bond Clinic - Episode 02
Sean Kidney & Jean-Marc Mercier

Tuesday, 14 July,
A series of Q&A webinars bringing Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds & pioneers of green finance.

This time around we have Jean-Marc Mercier, Vice-Chairman, Capital Markets at HSBC Global Banking & Markets. HSBC was the biggest underwriter for green bonds in 2019

We will be talking about the latest and upcoming trends in the market.

Jul 10, 2020 »

Infraestrutura Resiliente: Finanças Verdes e Integração de Riscos

Resilient Infrastructure: green finance and risk integration

Convite: Essa discussio, com o Ministro da Infraestrutura do Brasil, investidores e especialistas chave do setor, analisar a integração de riscos e a importancia de construir um pipeline verde e resiliente no Brasil. Considerando o ambiente econômica atual e suas implicações economicas, ajustes para a constructo de um pipeline resiliente se torna fundamental.

This discussion, with Brazil's Minister of Infrastructure, lead investors and industry specialists will look at risk integration and the importance of building a green and resilient pipeline in Brazil. Considering the current economic environment and the economic implications, adjustments for building a resilient pipeline are increasingly important.

Moderadora//Moderator: Thatyanne Gasparotto, Head para America Latina/Head of Latin America, Climate Bonds Initiative.

Tarcesio Freitas, Ministro da Infraestrutura/Minister of Infrastructure, Governo Brasileiro;
Marcelo Wagner, Diretor de Investimentos/Chief of Investments Officer, PREVI;
John Liu, Diretor de Investimentos/Chief of Investments Officer, Zurich Brasil;
Andre Dabus, Diretor de Infraestrutura/ Director of Infrastructure, Marsh Brasil.

Jul 9, 2020 »

Green finance presents an opportunity for infrastructure investment and developing economic resilience. Qualifying a robust project pipeline as green can attract new capital flows seeking green projects and assets, especially in international markets.

This conversation with lead specialists, investors and the Brazilian Government will dive into the opportunities for Brazilian stakeholders to finance subnational infrastructure projects via green instruments


Thatyanne Gasparotto, Head para America Latina, Climate Bonds Initiative
Julia Ambrosano, Gerente de Relacionamento Institucional, Climate Bonds, Initiative
Barbara Barkarz, Especialista Senior em Clima e Sustentabilidade, BID
Ricardo Russo, Secio, Pinheiro Neto Advogado
Fabio Ono, Subsecreterio de Planejamento da Infraestrutura Subnacional, Secretaria de Desenvolvimento da Infraestrutura
David Taff, CEO, Siemens Participações


Jul 9, 2020 »

Nico chats to Sean Kidney, CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative. They discuss the global surge in green bond issuance, how green bonds relate to other thematic bonds as well as the EU Taxonomy for Climate Mitigation and a potential future Taxonomy for Biodiversity.

Jul 6, 2020 »

One of the most talked-about topics in the green finance space is Pricing of Green Bonds.

Our team of experts, Caroline Harrison, Green Bond Pricing Analyst & Manuel Adamini, Head of Investor Outreach will bring you all the basics you need to understand on the pricing of green bonds in the primary market.

Your takeaways from this webinar will be a good understanding of the various drivers of pricing of green bonds, the trends that have emerged in the market as a result & how critical is the issue of Pricing for issuers & investors.

The floor will be open for you to pose questions to our expert panelists so do not miss this opportunity.


Sjoerd Humble, Funding and Portfolio Management, Obvion
Francois Millet, ETF, Index, and Quant Fund Development, Lyxor
Ulf Erlandsson, CIO at Diem Credit
Manuel Adamini, Head of Investor Outreach, Climate Bonds Initiative
Caroline Harrison, Green Bonds Pricing Analyst, Climate Bonds Initiative