Reports

  • Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities Philippines

    The Inaugural Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities (GIIO) Philippines report brings the key trends and developments for green infrastructure and energy in the Philippines. 

  • Green bonds market summary - Q3 2020

    The green bond market reached a new record as Q3 2020 issuance peaked at USD64.9bn - the highest volume in any third quarter period since market inception and the second highest recorded amount in any individual quarter (following Q2 2019 at USD73.1bn), and 21% more than Q2 2020. Cumulative issuance volume since inception reached USD948bn.

    Other key figures for the quarter included:

  • China’s Green Bond Issuance and Investment Opportunity

    Green infrastructure presents a huge investment opportunity globally. However, there remains a lack of identifiable, investment-ready and bankable projects as well as  a lack of understanding of what types of assets and projects qualify for green financing. This report aims to highlight green investment opportunities in China.It aims to facilitate greater engagement on this topic between project owners and developers, and institutional investors.

  • 中国的绿色债券发行与机遇报告

    全球范围内,绿色基础设施建设正带来巨大的投资机遇。为了实现《巴黎协定》中提出的减排目标,从现在起至2030年,全球预计将产生价值约100万亿美元1( 707万亿人民币)的气候适应型基础设施需求。但目前该领域仍然缺乏可识别、可投资、可盈利的相关项目。同时,对于符合绿色金融条件的资产和项目类型也缺乏明确的界定。

    为应对这一挑战,本报告旨在明确并展示中国的绿色投资机会,倡导增进对于绿色定义和投资方向的认知,并助力作为绿色基础设施融资手段的绿色债券的发行。本报告还有助于满足对于绿色投资机会持续增长的需求,并支持中国向低碳经济的转型过渡。报告致力于促进项目所有者、开发商以及机构
    投资者间针对这一主题进行的更多参与。报告中探讨了绿色投资机会和相应的绿色金融工具,并展示了各领域的投资选择。

  • Sustainable Debt Global State of the Market H1 2020

    Climate Bonds has released the Sustainable Debt Global report, capturing COVID19 pandemic response for H1 2020 from various issuers who have utilised the sustainable debt market to address this major crisis. This report is part of our series of the State of the Market.
     
  • Green Loans Australia & New Zealand

    This report covers the labelled green corporate loan market in Australia and New Zealand. It explores what has happened so far, best practice in labelling a green loan, and what should be done to channel loan markets for climate change investment.

  • Green Bond Pricing in Primary Market : H1 (Q1-Q2) 2020

    This is the 10th iteration of "Green Bond Pricing in the Primary Market” covering January to June 2020.  

    The report monitors the performance of 38 EUR and eight USD denominated benchmark size green bonds with a total value of USD37bn issued during H1 2020.

    The full series of Pricing reports is available here.

  • Financing Credible Transitions: Summary Note

    The Whitepaper presents a framework for identifying credible transitions aligned with the Paris Agreement.

    This document is the 4 Page Summary Note.

    Climate Bonds jointly produced this work with Credit Suisse

    Find the full "Financing Credible Transitions (White Paper)" here

  • Financing Credible Transitions (White Paper)

    This Whitepaper presents a framework for identifying credible transitions aligned with the Paris Agreement.

    Climate Bonds jointly produced this work with Credit Suisse

    This paper has two purposes:

    1. Define transition as a concept by presenting a starting point for the market to see a credible brown to green transition as ambitious, inclusive and aligned with the Paris Agreement (thereby avoiding greenwash).

  • Green bonds market summary - H1 2020

    The Green Bonds Market Summary – H1 2020 focuses on the latest market developments in labelled green bonds and loans.

    The summary highlights issuance trends and significant data points for a period significantly impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Green Bonds Global State of the Market 2019

    The global Green Bonds State of the Market 2019 report, the first in a new annual series analysing each calendar year's market developments in detail including global trends in green bond, loan and sukuk issuance and avenues for market growth.

    The figures are as of the end of CY 2019, and have slightly increased since our 2019 Green Bond Market Summary posted in February due to additional transactions being included.

  • 中国绿色债券市场 2019 研究报告

    本报告总结了中国作为2019全球最大贴标绿色债券来源的重要发展,聚焦绿色债券发行情况、相关政

  • China Green Bond Market 2019 Research Report

    China Green Bond Market 2019 Research Report analyses the key developments in the world’s largest source of labelled green bonds.

  • Unlocking Brazil’s Green Investment Potential for Agriculture

    The Unlocking Brazil’s Green Investment Potential for Agriculture identifies a large pipeline of projects and assets eligible for green financing and reveals that the investment potential for Agriculture in Brazil reaches USD 163 billion (BRL 692 billion) until 2030.

  • Energy efficient home improvements and the green stimulus

    Coronavirus economic stimulus packages need to consider all facets of sustainable development, otherwise we risk creating even greater disasters for ourselves in the future. 

  • Securitisation as an enabler of green asset finance in India

    This report discusses the role green asset backed securities (ABS) can play in helping India finance its green infrastructure and improve the lives of the poor and disadvantaged. However, we acknowledge that securitisation requires specialised structuring expertise, complex credit analysis and a specialised investor base.

  • Financing waste management, resource efficiency and circular economy in the green bond market

    Financing Waste Management, Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy is a briefing prepared specifically for the Green Bond Issuance Promotion Platform administered by the Ministry of Environment in Japan (MoEJ).

  • Hong Kong Green Bond Market Briefing 2019

    Produced in partnership with HSBC, and supported by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Green Finance Association (HKGFA), Climate Bonds Initiative’s second Hong Kong Briefing Paper examines a range of green bond deals from domestic issuers, and for the first time assesses their post-issuance disclosure.

  • Japan - Green Finance State of the Market 2019

    Japan – Green Finance State of the Market 2019 presents an updated in-depth overview of the Japanese green bond market, highlighting developments since the inaugural 2018 publication. With USD17bn in cumulative issuance at the end of 2019, Japan reached 9th place in global country rankings and 2nd in Asia-Pacific, after China.

  • Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities (GIIO) Vietnam

    The Inaugural Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities (GIIO) Vietnam report brings the key trends and developments for green infrastructure and energy in Vietnam. 

    Vietnam GIIO is available in English and Vietnamese has been prepared to help meet the growing demand for green investment opportunities and to support the country’s transition to a low carbon economy.

  • Cơ hội Đầu tư vào Cơ sở Hạ tầng Xanh VIỆT NAM

    Báo cáo Cơ hội đầu tư vào cơ sở hạ tầng xanh (GIIO) Việt Nam mang đến thông tin về những xu hướng và sự phát triển chính cho cơ sở hạ tầng và năng lượng xanh tại Việt Nam.

    Báo cáo GIIO Việt Nam được lập bằng tiếng Anh và được dịch ra tiếng Việt nhằm đáp ứng nhu cầu ngày càng tăng về các cơ hội đầu tư xanh và hỗ trợ Việt Nam chuyển đổi sang nền kinh tế ít các-bon.

  • Green Bond Treasurer Survey 2020

    Green Bond Treasurer Survey 2020  is a first of its kind, unique interrogation of market experience to identify core benefits and challenges of issuing green bonds and provides guidance to potential newcomers into green financial markets.

  • ASEAN Green Finance State of the Market 2019

    ASEAN Green Finance State of the Market 2019 report is an analysis of the issuance of green bonds and green loans in Southeast Asia. Following Climate Bonds Initiative’s (CBI) first ASEAN Green Finance State of the Market 2018, this 2019 report reviews the progress made across the regional green finance landscape and emerging opportunities for more green bonds, loans and sukuk amongst ASEAN nations.

  • EuroPACE 2.3 - Refinancing EuroPACE loans in the European Fixed Income Market

    “EuroPACE” is a project funded by the European Commission which seeks to boost energy efficiency investments for buildings in Europe. The project has been developed by a number of NGOs and organisations known as the EuroPACE Consortium. As a member of the EuroPACE Consortium, the Climate Bonds Initiative has worked on a series of deliverables designed to support the uptake of the programme.

  • EuroPACE 2.4 - Feasibility study for a financial instrument and a review of existing retrofit loan schemes

    “EuroPACE” is a project funded by the European Commission which seeks to boost energy efficiency investments for buildings in Europe. The project has been developed by a number of NGOs and organisations known as the EuroPACE Consortium. As a member of the EuroPACE Consortium, the Climate Bonds Initiative has worked on a series of deliverables designed to support the uptake of the programme.

  • Green Bond Pricing in the Primary Market: H2 (Q3-Q4) 2019

    The report monitors the performance of 36 EUR and 13 USD denominated benchmark size green bonds with a total value of USD36bn issued during H2 2019.

    This is the 9th report, and the fourth semi-annual report, marking the period July-December 2019. Prior to 2018, reports were released every quarter, the first one being the Q4 2016 Snapshot.

  • 2019 Green Bond Market Summary

    Green Bonds Market Summary 2019