The Climate Bonds Standard and Certification Scheme is a FairTrade-like labelling scheme for bonds. Rigorous scientific criteria ensure that it is consistent with the 2 degrees Celsius warming limit in the Paris Agreement. The Scheme is used globally by bond issuers, governments, investors and the financial markets to prioritise investments which genuinely contribute to addressing climate change.



Industry Working Group

The Climate Bonds Industry Working Group consults on the structure and content of the Standard. It also comments on proposed certification and verification processes for compliance with the Standard, to ensure that they are practical and conducive to rapid diffusion of the product.

Members include representatives from: