Roadmap for China: green bond guidelines for the next stage of market growth



This discussion paper sets out a roadmap for the next steps of the green bond guidelines in the Chinese domestic green bond market with the aim of harmonising these guidelines with international practice.

This is the first in a series of four 2016 discussion papers issued by the Climate Bonds Initiative and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) on prospects for the Chinese green bond market. This 2016 series of discussion papers follow the March 2014 How to Grow Green Bonds in China report and the Growing a green bonds market in China: Key recommendations for policymakers in the context of China’s changing  financial landscape report of March 2015.

Report by:
Weihui Dai (Lily), Research & Standards Analyst, Climate Bonds Initiative

Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

Beate Sonerud, Policy Analyst, Climate Bonds Initiative

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Our thanks to the United Kingdom foreign & Commonwealth office (FCO) for their project funding support for the China Roadmap series of reports.