This page shows a selection of recently tweeted news with regard to the fast-growing #GreenBonds market, and the green finance industry at large. I hope you may find it worth a look from time to time.
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UK Budget sustainable finance highlights: at least £15 billion green bond issuance, a 'green curve,' and a green retail savings producthttps://t.co/lLJB4WFYXv@HTreasury @RishiSunak #ESG #greenbonds #sovereigndebt #sustainablefinance #sustainabilitygoals
— ESG Today (@EsgToday) March 4, 2021
— bne IntelliNews (@bneintellinews) March 2, 2021
Britain’s government plans to launch the world’s first sovereign #greenbonds for retail investors as part of its push to create a net-zero-carbon economy by 2050 via @Reuters #Budget2021 https://t.co/obs4I95VhK
— TRF Climate (@TRF_Climate) March 1, 2021
— SSE Initiative (@SSEinitiative) March 1, 2021
— Eugene Ellmen (@EugeneEllmen) March 1, 2021
Today, we're delighted to present a brand-new section on LGX, exclusively dedicated to Climate-Aligned Issuers & their debt securities – Climate Bonds-LGX Climate-Aligned Issuers!
👉 Explore the new section: https://t.co/cI9G2voyfe
— Luxembourg Stock Exchange 🇱🇺 (@LuxembourgSE) February 25, 2021
European central banks and the ECB which controls the bloc's monetary policy, have been asked to cut back on investments that clash with the #ParisAgreement to avoid drops in GDP. #greenbonds #emissions #finance https://t.co/m4JMzK1ZVC
— Cristina Brooks (@cristinabrooks) February 19, 2021
Singapore's announcement of a #greenbonds program adds a 4th Asia-Pac sovereign green issuer behind Fiji, Indonesia & Thailand. Is there more to come? Join our regional Webinar: Tuesday 23rd Feb. 08:00 London/ 16:00 Hong Kong/ 15:00 Jakarta/ 17:00 Sydney. https://t.co/rE3Ms8EvBd pic.twitter.com/6FuIdCTWHS
— Climate Bonds (@ClimateBonds) February 18, 2021
The Government will take the lead by issuing green bonds on select public infrastructure projects. The issuance will serve as a reference for the Singapore Dollar corporate green bond market, including the standards and framework applied, and yields achieved.#SGBudget2021 pic.twitter.com/kQjKBBn1S7
— MOFsg (@MOFsg) February 16, 2021
The U.K 🇬🇧 will set up new 'Centre for Greening Finance & Investment' green finance hubs in Leeds & London as part of efforts to encourage lenders & insurers to invest in #renewable energy & sustainable agriculture https://t.co/te4xpTrIJX
— Carbon Tracker (@CarbonBubble) February 15, 2021
Fixed income is lagging behind equity when it comes to #ESG product development. However, the pace of sustainable product launches in the fixed-income space in Europe is set to accelerate, with COVID-19 being a key catalyst. Read more: https://t.co/YESNH2ReXU pic.twitter.com/txS8X0iOSr
— Cerulli Associates (@cerulli_assoc) February 12, 2021
Examining the challenges and opportunities faced by the green bonds market, now and in the future:https://t.co/mEGa15sebU
— SEI Research (@SEIresearch) February 8, 2021
— Climate Bonds (@ClimateBonds) February 3, 2021
Using green finance measures to #BuildBackBetter:
The Green Finance Measures Database mapped 500+ measures globally that help deliver an inclusive #GreenEconomy.
— Green Finance Platform (@GGKP_Finance) February 1, 2021
Singapore proposes a new taxonomy to help financial institutions to identify and adopt greener practices.
— ESG Communications (@ESG_Comms) February 1, 2021
Bank of China issued the world’s first @ICMAgroup Handbook-linked #TransitionBond!
We acted as Joint Global Coordinator on this CNH 5bn equivalent dual-currency transition bond.
More info 👇 https://t.co/i9FpHjq4WY#CarbonFree #SustainableFinance
— Crédit Agricole CIB (@CA_CIB) January 29, 2021
— FX News Group (@FXNewsGroup1) January 28, 2021
The Hong Kong govt issued a 30-year green bond tranche yesterday, worth US$500 million, the 1st Asian govt to do so, according to HKMA. #greeninvesting #ESG #greenbonds @hkmagovhk https://t.co/scgwI2s9z4
— Yixiang Zeng (@YixiangZeng) January 27, 2021
Things really get moving. The @ecb establishes a Climate Change Centre. The @federalreserve creates a new Supervision Climate Committee. All on the same day!💪https://t.co/oSxMuhrono pic.twitter.com/uiA6NWurZ5
— Uli Volz (@UliVolz) January 25, 2021
Also, as @NGFS_ founder member & ahead of @COP26, @bankofengland could also use new @ClimateBonds / @ICMAgroup-compliant @BIS_org #greenbonds fund as an efficient, Paris-aligned way of managing the UK's euro reserves alongside peers…https://t.co/eolRISD3Dy
— GreenBondsUK (@GreenBondsUK) January 25, 2021
Chile obtains historically low rates on new #greenbonds & #socialbonds issuance. Latest EUR400M @ClimateBonds Certified green sovereign offering gains good response from international markets. https://t.co/LmFzoNUo99#greenfinance #climate #bonosverdes pic.twitter.com/3ED4Xvei1L
— Climate Bonds (@ClimateBonds) January 25, 2021
Global #greenbonds issuance reached a record high of $269.5 billion by the end of last year and could reach $400-$450 billion this year, a report by the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) shows https://t.co/Ci9PQMgVSH
— Theo Besteman (@theobesteman) January 25, 2021
Chile obtains historically low rates on new #greenbonds & #socialbonds issuance. Latest EUR400M @ClimateBonds Certified green sovereign offering gains good response from international markets. https://t.co/LmFzoObZ0H #greenfinance #climate #bonosverdes pic.twitter.com/OdyQXGXDJx
— Climate Bonds (@ClimateBonds) January 21, 2021
We call for active #ETF sponsors to publish policies and processes demonstrating that natural capital-related issues such as #deforestation are factored into the design of #ETF products. Full report: https://t.co/9q24igNhY8 #NaturalCapital #sustainablefinance pic.twitter.com/6TIFyJ2ocO
— Planet Tracker (@planet_tracker) January 21, 2021
Sustainable debt has broken annual record despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemichttps://t.co/oYcaKubSVj via @BloombergNEF #ESG | #sustainableinvesting | #sustainablefinance | #greenbonds | #sustainability pic.twitter.com/twR3ECg77N
— Urgentem (@Urgentem) January 19, 2021
Chile underscores flexibility of its Sustainable Bond Framework today by bringing dual package of #greenbonds tap & new 20 or 30-year #socialbonds under the facility – inspiring model for other sovereign borrowers!@Min_Hacienda @ignaciobriones_@ClimateBonds @climatebonds_LT https://t.co/vCoxnk4QWm
— GreenBondsUK (@GreenBondsUK) January 18, 2021
'The ultimate power to transform the market' – perfectly timed report ahead of heavyweight sovereign #greenbonds debuts coming soon from Italy (@MEF_GOV), Spain (@Haciendagob), the UK (@hmtreasury) &, fingers crossed, the US (@USTreasury)!
— GreenBondsUK (@GreenBondsUK) January 15, 2021
Eight-year CAGR, 61%. Asset class expanding from 2 instruments, to 6, three of them issuing $100-300B a year. $732B in 2020. The sustainable debt market is maturing. https://t.co/IFo5dUrwF5 pic.twitter.com/L8hgMOo1et
— Nat Bullard (@NatBullard) January 14, 2021
Here’s what this year will bring:
🌿Green Bonds to fund the projects that protect our city.
🌿Community Choice Electricity, buying affordable energy from climate-friendly sources.
🌿 Resilient parks, protecting our city from flooding with great open spaces for you to enjoy.
— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) January 13, 2021
— SSE Initiative (@SSEinitiative) January 12, 2021
We are calling on our members to sign a statement on climate-related physical risk disclosure to drive greater action from financial institutions, central banks and regulators. To be delivered at Climate Adaptation Summit. Read more: https://t.co/XBLPemjPjQ #TCFDRecs pic.twitter.com/AsF5V352Kc
— UNEP FI (@UNEP_FI) January 11, 2021
— edie (@edie) January 11, 2021
There is a significant need for finance for the landscape approach and for biodiversity protection.
— Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) (@GlobalLF) January 8, 2021
Published today by the @COP26 team – 'Priorities for Public Finance'. Highlights some of the challenges to financing climate action.
— Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) (@Finance4Change) January 8, 2021
The 1st Certified Climate Bond came to market in 2014. In December 2019, cumulative Certified Issuance reached $100bn under the CBS. Then, 2020 marked the largest growth in the uptake of Certifications to date.https://t.co/YZre4d3Oao @ClimateBonds #GreenBonds #ClimateAndCapital pic.twitter.com/MIaTuj6Ux2
— Peter McKillop (@PeterMcKillop) January 7, 2021
— Policy Shift (@ShiftPolicy) January 7, 2021
— Green Finance Guide (@GreenFinGuide) January 7, 2021
— Deborah Scaggion (@deborahscaggion) January 4, 2021
— Climate & Capital Media (@ClimateandCap) January 3, 2021
How and why invest in #GreenBonds ? Listen to Sean Kidney a key influencer in the green finance market. CEO and Co-founder of the Climate Bonds Initiative. https://t.co/lldhdbO7h0 @seankidney @ClimateBonds @SasjaBeslik @EnvSciRSC @JointSDGFund @ImpInvThinkTank @maxelger
— Kaj Embren (@KajEmbren) January 3, 2021