Global policy advocacy

The Climate Bonds Initiative aims to catalyze the debt capital markets to support low-carbon and climate relevant industries growing at the maximum growth rates needed to avert catastrophic climate change. Advocacy is an important part of that work, especially on:

  • How financial markets regulation can be used to accelerate green development.
  • How governments can stretch constrained balance sheets to mobilize private capital

This has involved representation at hundreds of forums around the world, at Climate Bonds seminars in Frankfurt, Sydney, Paris, London, New York and Boston and at the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Expert Committee on Climate Finance, OECD roundtables and climate finance workshops for the UN Secretary-General.

Climate Bonds Blog, Green securitization, Green covered bonds, Green city bonds, Green sukuk, Green bonds and the financial system
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Europe’s role in shifting private finance to climate investments, Developing a Climate Bonds private placement market in Europe, Growing Green Bonds in China, Corporate Green Bonds in India, Germany Climate Working Group,  Spain Climate Bonds Working Group, Brazil Climate Bonds Working Group, Peru Bonds Climate Working Group, Forests bonds in tropical Brazil
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For more information about our policy projects contact Lionel Mok, Climate Bonds Initiative Policy Analyst