Joint Media Release
Carbon4 Finance becomes a Climate Bonds Partner
LONDON/PARIS 19/10/2023: Carbon4 Finance joins the Climate Bonds Initiative Partnership Programme, supporting sustainable finance growth.
CBI Partners participate in initiatives enhancing investment in sustainable finance solutions, GSS+ markets, and assist in various market development and information activities, connecting with a wide range of issuers, investors, corporations and other stakeholders in the Climate Bonds Partners’ network.
As an active player in climate and biodiversity data solutions, Carbon4 Finance aims at promoting the highest environmental standards through data provision for financial institution and playing an active role in creating a more sustainable global financial system.
Virginie Wauquiez, Chief Executive Officer, Carbon4 Finance:
“Carbon4 Finance is committed to helping financial actors better understand their risks and impacts on climate and biodiversity through our database. The partnership with the Climate Bonds Initiative is an important step in enriching our methodology and database specific to green bonds with the rigorous framework of the Climate Bonds Initiative. It will enable us to provide a comprehensive climate risk transition database for all green bonds.”
Sean Kidney, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Climate Bonds Initiative:
“We are delighted to welcome Carbon4 Finance to our Partners network. In order to achieve the low carbon transition needed to mitigate climate change we need data solutions providers to disseminate the adoption of credible standards and practices aligned with a 1.5C degree scenario. We are looking forward to working together to address the transition challenge by expanding green bond markets and climate related investment opportunities.”
Climate Bonds contact:
Carbon4 Finance contact:
Senior Communications Specialist
Head of Business Development
Notes for journalists
About Carbon4 Finance
Carbon4 Finance is the data provider and climate and biodiversity research bureau of the Carbone 4 group, with over 16 years' expertise in climate.
Carbon4 Finance offers a comprehensive set of data and methodologies covering physical, transition and biodiversity risks. Its clients include all financial institutions, such as investment funds, asset managers, insurers, private banks, as well as all the central banks of the Eurosystem.
Its proprietary methodologies enable financial organizations to measure the carbon and biodiversity footprints of their portfolios, assess their alignment with the Paris Agreements, and measure the impacts and dependencies arising from events linked to climate change and biodiversity loss.
Carbon4 Finance's mission is to provide financial institutions with research and data on climate and biodiversity, enabling them to play an active role in a just transition that respects climate and nature.
About the Climate Bonds Initiative
Climate Bonds Initiative is an investor-focused not-for-profit, promoting large-scale investment in the low carbon economy. Climate Bonds undertakes advocacy and outreach to inform and stimulate the market, provides policy models and government advice, market data and analysis, and administers an international Standard & Certification Scheme for best practice in green bonds issuance. For more information, please visit www.climatebonds.net.
About the Climate Bonds Partners Programme
Banks, institutional investors, private and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and governments are eligible to join as Climate Bond Partners to help grow a market of green and climate bonds.
Partners support investor and stakeholder outreach and education projects centred on growing robust and sustainable green bond markets that contribute to climate action and low carbon investment. Partners assist in developing initiatives to grow investment in climate finance solutions, participate in different market development committees and help define policy agendas for sector, country and sub-national green bond development programs.
A list of Partners is available here.
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