• Q1 2023 Market Update: Sustainable debt shows recovery

    Climate Bonds Initiative recorded green, social sustainability, sustainability-linked, and transition (collectively GSS+) debt of USD204.8bn for Q1 2023, a 17% increase compared to the prior quarter, but a 21% YOY drop against Q1 2022. By the end of March 2023, the Climate Bonds had recorded lifetime GSS+ of USD3.9tn since market inception in 2007, as recorded in a new report.

  • Concrete policies to underpin the cement transition

    The cement industry contributes significantly to CO2 emissions. It is the second-largest industrial emitter, accounting for approximately 7% of global CO2 emissions, and demand for cement is predicted to increase over the coming decades. Cement is a critical input for many activities, including buildings and infrastructure, and is a key material in the net-zero transition. 

  • Colombia Sustainable Finance State of the Market 2022

    This report identifies sustainable investment opportunities in Colombia in accordance with the Colombian Green Taxonomy and the potential for green and other thematic instruments to attract investment to the country. The report describes the shape and size of the local green, social, sustainability, and sustainability-linked (GSS+) debt market. It overviews supporting policy developments and milestones over the last decade.

  • ASEAN Sustainable Finance State of the Market 2022

    As the sustainable debt market has grown, the scope of this report has expanded, and now includes analysis of the green, social, and sustainability (GSS) bond and loan markets, plus sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) and sustainability-linked loans (SLLs) and transition bonds, collectively described as thematic or GSS+ debt.

  • Global State of the Market Report 2022

    Climate Bonds’ flagship global State of the Market Report details the size and substance of green and other labelled bond markets. This, the 12th iteration, has been extended and now includes analysis of the green, social and sustainability (GSS) markets, plus sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs), and transition bonds. The publication represents the most extensive analysis available in the labelled finance space with features on taxonomies and sovereign bonds.



  • Brazil Sustainable Securitisation State of the market Q3 2022

    The report aims to provide an overview of the Brazilian sustainable asset-backed securities (ABS) market, its regulatory foundations and case studies, as well as highlighting opportunities to channel investment in

  • 气候债券倡议组织 绿色债券数据库 方法论

    Climate Bonds Initiative screens self-labelled debt instruments to identify bonds and similar debt instruments as eligible for inclusion in the Climate Bonds Initiative Green Bond Database (the Database).

    The screening references the Climate Bonds Taxonomy, albeit using a modified sector list rather than the taxonomy indicators. This document provides information on the approach and the database maintenance process.

  • Companies and Climate Change

    This report presents the research application of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) - Amundi Climate Change Investment Framework (CCIF). The CCIF aims to provide investors with a benchmark tool for assessing an investment, at the issuer-level, in relation to climate change-related financial risks and opportunities.

  • 101 Sustainable Finance Policies for 1.5°C

    This guide provides a toolkit of 101 policy levers available to government, regulator, and central bank policy makers to facilitate the transition to net zero.

    The climate transition challenge is encapsulated by 1.5°C. Behind the number is a wealth of clear scientific evidence that shows it is a goal we cannot miss.

  • Green Bond Pricing in the Primary Market: H2 2022

    The Green Bond Pricing in the Primary Market H2 2022 report  is the 15th iteration of a leading series analysing the pricing dynamics of green bonds, examining how these instruments offer pricing advantages for issuers and investors. 

  • Scaling Credible Transition Finance - ASEAN Edition

    To reach net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, entities operating in most sectors must undergo a major transformation. The key tool that will enable this transformation is the development of a transition plan that is science based, coherent, comprehensive, transparent and covers all material scopes of emissions and business activities.

  • Sustainable Agriculture Brief

    Agriculture is a dynamic and complex system, composed of countless particular characteristics that defy standardization and common definitions. Hundreds of cultivated crops and a wide array of systems and practices are employed in different geographical locations with diverse social, environmental and economic landscapes.