Norton Rose Fulbright Joins Climate Bonds Partner Program

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Norton Rose Fulbright becomes a Climate Bonds Partner


15:00 GMT 09/03/16 LONDON: High profile international law and advisory firm Norton Rose Fulbright, has today become a Climate Bonds Initiative Partner.

The decision is reflective of the growing profile of green bonds as a potential source of climate finance, sustainable investment and continuing integration within mainstream debt market operations.


Simon Currie, Global Head of Energy, Norton Rose Fulbright:

Norton Rose Fulbright has a long standing commitment to social responsibility and sustainability. Our relationship with Climate Bonds Initiative is indicative of the significance we place on climate, energy and low carbon transition.

“Climate Bonds plays an active role in international discourse on the development of new market-based climate finance solutions. Joining the Partnership Programme gives us an opportunity to increase our engagement with an active participant on these critical issues.”


Sean Kidney, CEO Climate Bonds:

“Norton Rose Fulbright have supported many Climate Bonds events including our State of the Market 2015 launch and our clean energy finance and market development roundtables. This support is one reflection of their extensive policy and practical experience particularly around energy, sustainability and climate areas."

“We’re very excited to have Norton Rose Fulbright join adding their depth and capability to our Partners Program. We anticipate working more broadly with them on the development of sustainable green bond markets.”



Notes for Journalists:

About Climate Bonds Initiative: The Climate Bonds Initiative is an investor-focused not-for-profit, promoting large-scale investment in the low-carbon economy. For more information, please visit


About Norton Rose Fulbright: Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. They provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. NRF have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for an industry focus, NRF are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever Norton Rose Fulbright operate it is in accordance with their global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. NRF aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of their offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

For more information about Norton Rose Fulbright, see


Climate Bonds Partners Program: NGOs, banks, institutional investors and governments are eligible to join as Climate Bond Partners  to help rapidly grow a market of green and climate bonds.

Partners assist in developing initiatives to grow investment in climate solutions, participate in different market development committees & help define policy agendas for sector, country & sub-national programs.

A full list of Partners is available here.

For more information, please contact:

Andrew Whiley

Climate Bonds Initiative

+44 (0) 7506 270 943

Heledd Phelps-Brown

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP








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