The Climate Bonds Standard is a screening tool for investors and governments which allows them to easily prioritize climate and green bonds with confidence that the funds are being used to deliver climate change solutions.

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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

In a world first, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has issued a Water Bond certified under the Climate Bonds Standard.

Proceeds from the USD 240m Wastewater Revenue Bonds will fund eligible projects in sustainable storm water management and wastewater projects included in the SFPUC Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP) Phase1. International research and analysis firm Sustainalytics has provided verification of conformity with the Climate Bonds Standard.

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May 2016 USD 240m 240m   San Francisco Water Sustainalytics      
December 2016 USD 259m 259m   San Francisco Water Sustainalytics