Market Blog #28 - 25/6/19: 2019 GBs pass USD100bn mark: June volume at USD13.1bn; Chile sovereign Certified Climate Bond 1st for Americas: Spotlight on cities, news, gossip and more!




  • Over USD106bn issued in 2019 year to date - June figures at USD13.1bn so far
  • Chilean sovereign green bond, a Certified Climate Bond, makes history
  • Spotlight on the future of cities: resilient, smart and sustainable


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Jobs: We’re looking for a brilliant & savvy Director of Policy – know anyone?

This is an amazing job with: rethinking how we use policy, regulation and every finance sector tool – and capital markets tool – we have to mobilize capital for a rapid global transition to a low-carbon and climate resilient economy.

It will involve looking at:

  • Growing the global market for green financial instruments
  • Capital markets policy proposals for economies around the world
  • What regulators can do to grow green finance

Green bonds are the focus, as an indicator of success and creating momentum for change.

Climate Bond talks: Mexico City & Delhi this week on using green bonds to finance green infrastructure, Shenzhen next week of how-to ​issue a green bond

New Delhi 15 March: Observer Research Foundation’s New Climate Economy Conference, 10:00-14:00. Justine Leigh-Bell speaking on Tuesday about about Financing Resilient Infrastructure. The Connaught, Oberoi Hotel. India is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change; infrastructure in development needs to resilient to that change.