Standard

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.

 

 

Climate Bonds Standard Board

The Climate Bonds Standard Board* provides oversight over the implementation and operation of the Climate Bonds Standard & Certification Scheme. The Board reports to the Governors of the Climate Bonds Initiative, a registered charity in England and Wales.

All standards and documentation relating to guidance and strategic development of the Scheme are reviewed by the Board. Decision-making is implemented through consensus. The Board members represents US$34 trillion of assets under management.

Members of the Climate Bonds Standard Board* are not-for-profit organisations and include:

 

*Disclosure: The CBSAB is an Advisory Committee to the Climate Bonds Standard Board.