Press Releases

2021 Releases

2020 Releases

22-Dec-2020 Launch: Financing low-carbon building in Mexico
21-Dec-2020 African Green Finance Landmark from Rubicola: First Approved Verifier under Climate Bonds Standard
03-Dec-2020 Brazilian SITAWI Confirmed as Approved Verifier to the Climate Bonds Standard
01-Dec-2020 Certification of CADU Mexico Green Bond under Climate Bond Standard A first for new build homes in LATAM
26-Nov-2020 Philippines: Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities (GIIO) Report 2020 Launch
09-Nov-2020 Climate Bonds Criteria to Steer Investments in Shipping Industry Launched
20-Oct-2020 EcoCasa approved as new proxy for Certification under Climate Bond Standard: Boost for sustainable housing investment in Mexico
20-Oct-2020 EcoCasa aprobado como nuevo proxy para la certificación según el Climate Bond Standard, Impulso a la inversión en vivienda sustentable en México
13-Oct-2020 Launch of Australia & New Zealand Green Loans Report
12-Oct-2020 Banco de Bogotá debuts in the green bond market with COP 300 billion issuance
02-Oct-2020 SFPUC Announces Latest Details of Certified ‘Taxable’ Green Bond Offering
23-Sep-2020 Certificación de $ 15,5 millones de Panasolar en Bono Verde: Primera certificación en Centroamérica para un Bono Verde que financiará un proyecto de Energía Solar
20-Sep-2020 Brighte to issue Australia’s first 100% green backed Certified Green Bonds under the Climate Bonds Standard
18-Sep-2020 Certification of Panasolar $15.5m Green Bond: A first for Solar in Central America
07-Sep-2020 Sept 9th: AIIB and Amundi Launch Climate Change Investment Framework: To Drive Asia's Green Recovery and Transition  
07-Sep-2020 Ecoagro and Rizoma Agro announce the world's first Green Bond Certified under the Climate Bonds Standard for Agriculture
07-Sep-2020 Climate Bonds Initiative and Credit Suisse publish - Financing Credible Transitions - White Paper
22-Jul-2020 Bureau Veritas Brazil Confirmed as Approved Verifier to the Climate Bonds Standard: Commitment to best practice as green finance market grows in Brazil
13-Jul-2020 Rumo issues first LATAM green bond for freight rail: Proceeds to finance capacity and efficiency improvements of freight rail network: Certified under Climate Bonds Low Carbon Transport Criteria
09-Jul-2020 Rumo emite o primeiro título verde da história das ferrovias de carga na América Latina
05-Jul-2020 Climate Bonds Announces 2020 Green Bond Pioneer Award Winners - Premier event marking international leadership in green finance & innovation enters 5th Year
28-Jun-2020 Climate Bonds Initiative & CCDC jointly publish the fourth annual China Green Bond Market Report: Supported by HSBC: China cements position as a leading green bond market with USD55.8bn issued in 2019
23-Jun-2020 Lançamento: Plano de Investimentos Verdes para a Agricultura Brasileira
23-Jun-2020 Launching Brazil's Green Investment Roadmap for Agriculture
19-Jun-2020 Climate Bonds Initiative welcomes Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited to joining the Climate Bonds Partners Programme
19-Jun-2020 氣候債券倡議組織歡迎香港交易所加入其氣候債券合作夥伴計劃
16-Jun-2020 State Street Global Advisors becomes a Climate Bonds Partner
28-May-2020 Bordier & Cie werden Partner der Climate Bonds Initiative
28-May-2020 Bordier & Cie rejoint le programme de Climate Bonds Initiative
28-May-2020 Bordier & Cie joins Climate Bonds Partners Programme
05-May-2020 2019年香港綠色債券發行量達到26億美元 低碳建築仍是綠色債券募集資金主要投放領域
05-May-2020 Launch of HK Green Bond Market Briefing 2019 - In partnership with HSBC, supported by HKMA & HKGFA
30-Apr-2020 Climate Bonds Launches Vietnam Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities Report / Climate Bonds công bố Báo cáo Cơ hội Đầu tư vào Cơ sở hạ tầng xanh Việt Nam
29-Apr-2020 Climate Bonds Releases Draft Shipping Criteria for Public Consultation: New science-based assessment process on low carbon & climate credentials of ships
20-Apr-2020 Green Bond Treasurer Survey: Issuers identify multiple benefits from green bonds: Visibility, larger investment base, stakeholder engagement, catalysing new business
16-Apr-2020 Climate Bonds Initiative Launches ASEAN Green Finance Report 2019: Issuance of Green Debt doubles in Southeast Asia during 2019 with increasing diversity
23-Mar-2020 Climate Bonds Standard Board Approved Pre-Issuance Certification of TRIO Investment Green Bond
19-Mar-2020 BCEE Asset Management S.A. becomes a Climate Bonds Partner
09-Mar-2020 Climate Bonds Welcomes Final EU Taxonomy Report: Opens new investment & economic opportunities says Sean Kidney
02-Mar-2020 Ping An of China Asset Management (Hong Kong) Joins Climate Bonds Partners Programme
02-Mar-2020 中国平安资产管理 (香港) 有限公司加入气候债券倡议组织的合作伙伴计划
17-Feb-2020 Recibe FIRA la primera certificación del Climate Bonds Initiative a nivel internacional para emitir bonos verdes en el sector forestal
04-Feb-2020 SMBC Nikko Securities joins Climate Bonds Partners Programme
04-Feb-2020 Climate Bonds Partners Programme 加入のお知らせ
22-Jan-2020 EQA España se convierte en Verificador Aprobado bajo el Estándar de Bonos Climáticos
22-Jan-2020 EQA Spain becomes the first Spanish Approved Verifier under the Climate Bonds Standard
21-Jan-2020 Commerzbank joins the Climate Bonds Partner Programme
21-Jan-2020 Commerzbank wird Partner der Climate Bonds Initiative
16-Jan-2020 Green Bonds Reach Record $255bn for CY 2019 - New Milestone $350-400bn Climate Bonds initial forecast for 2020: $1trillion in annual green investment in sight for early 2020s

2019 Releases

12-Dec-2019 Climate Bonds launches Green Criteria for Waste Management Investment
11-Dec-2019 Climate Bonds Launches Version 3.0 of the international Climate Bonds Standard Universal compatibility for global green investment - Certification a label of trust in debt markets
05-Dec-2019 First USD 100bn Certified against the Climate Bonds Standard: A Global Milestone for Robust Green Investment Frameworks
26-Nov-2019 Brazil: Ecoagro announces issuance of the first Green CRA in the world to be Certified under Bioenergy Criteria of the Climate Bonds Standard
26-Nov-2019 GGGI and Climate Bonds Initiative Join Forces to Mobilize Capital Market for Climate Actions
26-Nov-2019 Tendências globais em Finanças Verdes e Infraestrutura Sustentável são tema de evento em Brasília
22-Nov-2019 Climate Bonds Initiative e Ministério da Agricultura assinam memorando de entendimento para promover crescimento do Agronegócio
22-Nov-2019 Climate Bonds Initiative and Brazil Ministry of Agriculture sign Memorandum of Understanding to foster growth in sustainable Agribusiness financing
15-Nov-2019 The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) issues its first global Green Bond
15-Nov-2019 Climate Bonds Launches Brazil (GIIO) Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities Report
14-Nov-2019 Infraestrutura Verde: Climate Bonds Initiative lança relatório com oportunidades de investimento em infraestrutura urbana no Brasil
13-Nov-2019 Green Bond European Investor Survey: Fixed Income Managers want corporate transition issuance: See impact, issuance and policy as drivers of market growth
24-Oct-2019 Bolsa de Valores de Panamá releases inaugural Guidelines for Social, Green, and Sustainable Bonds in Central America
22-Oct-2019 Green bond issuance tops $200bn milestone -New global record in green finance
16-Oct-2019 Greening the Financial System: Tilting the playing field: The role of central banks: New report from Climate Bonds
15-Oct-2019 Climate Bonds Releases Green Bond Pricing Report for Q1-Q2 2019 Spotlighting EUR utility bonds, pricing & performance
10-Oct-2019 Fossar Markets Becomes a Climate Bonds Partner
24-Sep-2019 Climate Bonds launches new Climate Resilience Principles for US market: Framework for accelerating climate resilient investments in green bond market
23-Sep-2019 Climate Bonds Initiative releases inaugural report focused on Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) market
19-Sep-2019 Pinsent Masons Joins Climate Bonds Partners Program
17-Sep-2019 Climate Bonds releases new Climate Resilience Principles Framework for accelerating climate resilient investments in green bond market
16-Sep-2019 Deloitte becomes first Approved Verifier in Italy Certification services expansion to support best practice as market grows
04-Sep-2019 Japan Credit Rating Agency gains Approved Verifier status for Climate Bonds Certification
30-Aug-2019 Climate Bonds Initiative Releases New Zealand Green Bonds and Infrastructure Report 2019
27-Aug-2019 Plano de Investimentos Verdes para Agricultura é pauta de reunião nesta terça-feira, 27, em São Paulo
27-Aug-2019 Investidores globais compartilham melhores práticas em mercado de finanças verdes
25-Aug-2019 Australia: Green finance wave needed to address carbon targets, climate impacts, brown to green transition: GIIO 2019 report backs accelerated green infrastructure investment through 2020s
08-Aug-2019 QIC Shopping Centre Green Bond Marks New Stage in Sustainable Investment by Australian REITs AUD300m Climate Bonds Certified issuance to fund capital expenditure at QIC GRE retail centres
09-Jul-2019 Launch of Standard Version 3.0 of Global Green Bond Certification Scheme: Major Upgrade to Overarching Guidance for Climate Bonds Certification: Compatibility with EU GBS, GBP and other Regional Guidelines
09-Jul-2019 Climate Bonds launches Germany Green Finance Report firms Germany's position in global top 5: EUR6.6bn issued in 2018: Strong start in 2019
09-Jul-2019 Climate Bonds Initiative stellt Green Finance Report für Deutschland vor Deutschland festigt seine Position in den Top 5 weltweit: 2018 Emissionen im Wert von 6,6 Mrd. Euro: guter Start ins Jahr 2019
25-Jun-2019 Green Issuance Surpasses $ 100 Billion mark for 2019: First time Milestone is Reached in First Half: TEG to Open New Pathways Towards First $1 trillion says Climate Bonds
19-Jun-2019 Technical Expert Group Releases Sustainable Finance EU Taxonomy for Feedback ‘Will Support Investment towards Paris Agreement Solutions,’ says Climate Bonds Initiative
28-May-2019 La Bolsa de Valores de Panamá se une al Programa de Socios de Climate Bonds
28-May-2019 Panama Stock Exchange joins Climate Bonds Partners Program
28-May-2019 Deloitte Germany Becomes Approved Verifier for Climate Bonds Standard
28-May-2019 Deloitte Deutschland erhält die Zulassung als Prüfer für den Climate Bonds Standard
22-May-2019 Recibe FIRA la primera certificación en México del Climate Bonds Initiative para que proyectos de agricultura protegida puedan emitir bonos verdes
22-May-2019 FIRA receives first Climate Bonds Certification to issue green bonds for protected agriculture projects in Mexico
09-May-2019 Climate Bonds Releases Latest Green Bond Pricing Report for Q3-Q4 2018
08-May-2019 香港特別行政區政府簽署了綠色債券宣言 成為亞洲區首個簽署單位
06-May-2019 HKSAR Government signs the Green Bond Pledge: First signatory from Asia
30-Apr-2019 Nedbank Limited issues first private sector Climate Bonds Certified green bond in South Africa
15-Mar-2019 OP Corporate Bank plc joins Climate Bonds Partners Program
14-Mar-2019 Aegon Asset Management Joins Climate Bonds Partners Program
13-Mar-2019 Fidelity International becomes latest Climate Bonds Partner
07-Mar-2019 Global Green Bond Partnership Convenes in London
06-Mar-2019 Joint CBI & Corporate Knights Release-New Study-Corporate green investment already vast, but needs to be accelerated
05-Mar-2019 Climate Bonds Announces 2019 Green Bond Pioneer Award Winners
01-Mar-2019 Trio of Tokyo Report Launches at Japan Green Bond Symposium
27-Feb-2019 中国绿色债券市场 2018: 气候债券倡议组织与中央结算公司联合发布第三份中国绿色债券市场年度报告
27-Feb-2019 China Green Bond Market 2018 Climate Bonds Initiative and CCDC jointly publish the third annual China Green Bond Market Report, supported by HSBC
27-Feb-2019 New report: 2018 Canadian green bond issuance reaches CAD5.5bn
25-Feb-2019 香港綠色債券市場 2018 (Hong Kong Green Bond Market Briefing 2018)
25-Feb-2019 Hong Kong Green Bond Market Briefing 2018
07-Feb-2019 Astana International Financial Centre Joins the Climate Bonds Partners Programme
06-Feb-2019 Carbonsink joins Climate Bonds Partners Programme
14-Jan-2019 Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program welcomes Natixis
10-Jan-2019 ISS erneut als Climate Bonds Standard & Certification Scheme Verifier bestätigt
10-Jan-2019 ISS Reconfirmed as Climate Bonds Standard & Certification Scheme Verifier

2018 Releases

03-Dec-2018 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Nigeria launches Green Bond Rules
30-Nov-2018 Vetiva Capital Management Limited signs Partnership Agreement with Climate Bonds Initiative
26-Nov-2018 BAM - A big step for best practice in US green muni bond issuance
20-Nov-2018 ING Group issues largest green deal from a European Bank at EUR 2.6bn: Largest Climate Bonds Certified Deal to Date
09-Nov-2018 Global Launch of New Forestry Criteria- Boost for Green Bond Investment in Forestry
05-Nov-2018 Sustainable Agriculture in the Spotlight: New Report Reveals Brazil's Potential for Green Financing
31-Oct-2018 Climate Bonds Releases Latest Green Bonds Pricing Report for Q1-Q2 2018
30-Oct-2018 Southern Hemisphere Launch - Sydney- Climate Bonds Flagship State of the Market 2018 Report
10-Oct-2018 Together for climate protection: BayernLB signs partnership with the Climate Bonds Initiative
03-Oct-2018 Climate Bonds State of the Market Report Points to Huge India Green Growth Potential
30-Sep-2018 State of the Market 2018 Report Launch- Flagship green bond update shows huge potential for green finance
20-Sep-2018 Climate Bonds Initiative and HKU Business School signed MoU on Promoting Green Finance Education in Asia
20-Sep-2018 氣候債券倡議組織CBI與港大商學院簽署合作備忘錄 推動亞洲綠色金融教育
20-Sep-2018 气候债券倡议组织CBI与港大商学院签署合作备忘录 推动亚洲绿色金融教育
09-Sep-2018 Green Bond Pledge Foundation Signatories Announced on Eve of Global Climate Action Summit
06-Sep-2018 JOOL Markets becomes a Climate Bonds Partner
05-Sep-2018 Ashurst Joins Climate Bonds Partners Program
29-Aug-2018 Auckland Launch - Green Infrastructure Opportunities Australia & New Zealand
27-Aug-2018 Climate Bonds Launches Green Infrastructure Opportunities Australia and New Zealand
14-Aug-2018 UBS Becomes a Climate Bonds Partner
17-Jul-2018 SFPUC seeks to widen investor base with latest Wastewater Infrastructure Green Bonds
10-Jul-2018 Faro Energy emite primeiro título verde brasileiro para energia solar
10-Jul-2018 Faro Energy Issues Brazil’s First Certified Green Bond for Solar
22-Jun-2018 Borsa Italiana joins Climate Bonds Partners Programme
10-Jun-2018 SolTech Energy joins Climate Bonds Partners Programme
07-Jun-2018 Mizuho Securities Joins Climate Bonds Partners Programme
06-Jun-2018 Climate Bonds Partner Programme welcomes Societe Generale, the first French bank to become a Climate Bonds Partner
31-May-2018 Taipei Exchange (TPEx) has joined the Climate Bonds Partners Program
21-May-2018 Global Launch of New Climate-Based Water Resilience Criteria
09-May-2018 Climate Bonds Launches Indonesia Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities Report
21-Mar-2018 Lyxor Asset Management joins Climate Bonds Partners Program
20-Mar-2018 New Green Bond Pledge Aimed at Cities, Government & Corporates
19-Mar-2018 Climate Bonds Announces 2018 Green Bond Pioneer Award Winners
18-Mar-2018 Global investment manager BNP Paribas Asset Management becomes a Climate Bonds Partner/ Le gestionnaire d’actifs mondial BNP Paribas Asset Management devient Climate Bonds Partner
18-Mar-2018 Climate Bonds Initiative publishes Korea Climate Bond Market Report
14-Mar-2018 ERM CVS becomes a Climate Bonds Approved Verifier
04-Mar-2018 Green Bond Pricing in the Primary Market: Climate Bonds Releases Third Report in Series
04-Mar-2018 KPMG Luxembourg becomes Approved Verifier of Climate Bonds Standard
20-Feb-2018 SIX Swiss Exchange joins Partners Program
14-Feb-2018 Climate Bonds & Handelsbanken launch The Green Bond Market in the Nordics report in Stockholm
07-Feb-2018 Climate Bonds launches first Nordic and Baltic Public Sector Green Bonds Study
30-Jan-2018 Record $11bn in Green Municipal Bonds in 2017 across the US
07-Jan-2018 Willis Towers Watson Joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program

2017 Releases

18-Dec-2017 Nigeria First Nation to Issue a Climate Bonds Certified Sovereign Green Bond
05-Dec-2017 Indian Railways IRFC Launches Inaugural $500m Green Bond
30-Nov-2017 Climate Bonds Launches New China Report
29-Nov-2017 California Municipal Green Bond Issuance Passes $5 Billion
27-Nov-2017 SK Securities and the Climate Bonds Initiative Sign Memorandum ofUnderstanding to Promote Green Economy in Korea & Region
19-Nov-2017 GRI Club Joins Climate Bonds Partner Program
15-Nov-2017 2017 Green Bond Issuance Passes $100 Billion: New Global Green Finance Record Comes at Peak of COP23
15-Nov-2017 Obligations et Changements Climatiques: État du Marché Canadien 2017
30-Oct-2017 DTEK Joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program
18-Oct-2017 Water Criteria Phase 2 Nature-based and Hybrid Water Infrastructure Opens for International Consultation
03-Oct-2017 Brazil Edition: Bonds & Climate Change: The State of the Market 2017 Report Launch
17-Sep-2017 Climate Bonds State of the Market 2017 Report
14-Aug-2017 Contact Energy in Large Scale Climate Bonds Certification First for Green Finance in New Zealand
03-Jul-2017 New EU Green Securities Steering Committee to Identify Climate Finance Opportunities Programme to Promote Green Securitisation, Green ABS & Green Covered Bonds in Europe
13-Jun-2017 Brazil Investor Statement on Green Bonds
24-May-2017 Deutsche Börse Joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program
23-May-2017 S&P Global Joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program
18-May-2017 Stock exchanges and green finance Briefing paper sets next stage for bourses to back green bond growth
26-Apr-2017 White & Case Joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program
19-Apr-2017 Moody's Investors Service Joins Climate Bonds Initiative Partners Program
13-Apr-2017 Investa Commercial Property Fund Closes A$100 Million Green Bond Issuance
17-Mar-2017 Deloitte France and Deloitte Luxembourg confirmed as Approved Verifiers to Climate Bonds Standard and Certification Scheme
07-Feb-2017 Indian Green Bonds Market Development Council Meets in Mumbai Launches 2017 Programme
26-Jan-2017 Swedbank joins Climate Bonds Partners Program
25-Jan-2017 Climate Bonds Launches Waste Management Technical Working Group

2016 Releases








  • May -Climate Bonds discussion paper published by Network for Sustainable Financial Markets