• Sustainability-Linked Bonds: Building a High Quality Market

    Climate Bonds releases a full-length report on Sustainability-Linked Bonds (SLBs), which assesses the profile, structural features, KPI performance, and transition plans of SLB issuance, and makes recommendations aimed at growing a credible SLB market. This first of-its-kind report reveals that the sustainability credentials of many SLBs have been weak and require improvement and introduces a best practice checklist for high-quality SLB issuance.



  • Companies and Climate Change

    The Climate Change Investment Framework (CCIF) was designed by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Amundi to tailor investment portfolios that actively consider alignment with the Paris Agreement. The CCIF considers the three dimensions of climate change mitigation and adaptation, and contribution to the transition to net zero. BMI, a Fitch Solutions Company, and the Climate Bonds Initiative (Climate Bonds) have applied the CCIF at a country and sector level (BMI), and an entity level (Climate Bonds).

  • Comparison Study of Chinese and Brazilian Agriculture Criteria: Harmonising Green Standards in the Agricultural Sector

    China and Brazil, as prominent global players in agriculture, boast robust collaborations and strategic partnerships in the agricultural trade sector. Both nations, featuring prominently among the top five producers and exporters of agricultural products, face challenges in sustainability and climate-related risks. Recognizing the economic significance of agriculture, China and Brazil have prioritized the development of policies supporting sustainable practices.
  • 日本のクライメート・ トランジション・ボンド

    日本のクライメート・トランジション・ボンド(クライメート・トランジション 利付国債(第1回)。以下、初回債)が厳格なクライメートボンド基準のも とで認証を取得した。これは日本のトランジションファイナンス市場に大 きな発展をもたらすだけでなく、グローバル基準のベストプラクティスを 世界に示すものだ。

    ソブリン債で世界初のトランジションボンドとなる初回債の資金使途は、 すでに確立されているグリーン領域のみならず、グリーン・トランスフォー メーションで触媒的な役割を果たす重要な技術開発の領域を網羅して いる。

    初回債はクライメート・ボンド・イニシアチブ(以下、Climate Bonds)の認 証を取得し、サステナブル投資に求められる透明性とアカウンタビリティ を満たすものとして、我々のグリーンボンド・データベースに登録される

  • Japan's Climate Transition Bond

    Japan is set to issue the first tranche of its ¥1.6 trillion (USD 11 billion) Climate Transition Bond on the 15th and 28th of February. This is a

  • EU Regulation on Deforestation-Free Products: A potential game changer for commodity driven deforestation (Paper II)

    The EUDR, in line with EU sustainability and due diligence standards, presents challenges for supply chains, cost control, and trade. Our new report delves into these regulations, offering key insights for investment in this sector.