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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For the first time in history, #GreenBonds and loans from the global banking sector exceed the value of those given to traditional fossil projects. https://t.co/GGDC9SGydz
— SE Energy-Sustain (@SchneiderESS) September 22, 2021
👂🏼twin sovereign #GreenBonds in #Colombia coming soon https://t.co/IbsODb8FLB
— Carolina Barreto (@carobarretom) September 16, 2021
Incredible #greenium graphic. Germany priced its 3rd green bond (May 2021) with an initial size of EUR6bn. The issuance exhibited consistently lower yields over compared to a vanilla twin. Read more in our latest pricing report: https://t.co/Kbjmixdaav #greenbonds #greenfinance pic.twitter.com/GSlDWHRb9f
— Climate Bonds (@ClimateBonds) September 16, 2021
The UK🇬🇧 will make its inaugural #greenbonds sale later this month in what has been promised to be the biggest sovereign issue in history, while the EU🇪🇺 will start its €240bn green issuance program in October https://t.co/a1O1txsVcj
— Carbon Tracker (@CarbonBubble) September 14, 2021
💶🚀🥇Climate Bonds raises 2021 annual #greenbonds forecast to HALF A TRILLION (USD500bn)! Market volumes in H1 reached USD227.8bn, already over three-quarters (76%) of the entire 2020 volume of USD297bn! Read our report: https://t.co/BXIUphVDFY #greenfinance #climate #investment pic.twitter.com/90ydhLDzUW
— Climate Bonds (@ClimateBonds) September 8, 2021
The #GreenBondFramework is a key step towards #Europe’s recovery & #greentransition! It will enable us to issue up to EUR 250bn in #greenbonds – 30% of #NGEU borrowing. This will make us the #EU the largest #greenbond issuer in the world and foster investments & innovation. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/yOYKTZEDvX
— Johannes Hahn (@JHahnEU) September 7, 2021
The Chancellor has announced that Green UK #bonds will launch this month. We look at how they will help mobilise the financial world and empower investors to combat #ClimateChange. https://t.co/A7IVvo2j1x #GreenBonds #ResponsibleInvesting
— Coutts (@CouttsandCo) September 1, 2021
Las emisiones de bonos verdes hasta agosto suponen casi el 90% de las de todo 2020 y alcanzan los 258.800 millones de dólares https://t.co/5RHbzqjVcl por @Mariadominguezi en @elEconomistaes #BonosVerdes #InversiónSostenible #ESG #ASG
— Spainsif (@Spainsif) August 31, 2021
India stepped into the market for green bonds in the year 2015 with @YESBANKBank issuing the first green bond for financing the renewable and clean energy projectshttps://t.co/z5j5iqG7JD#Azure #CEEW-CEF #greenbonds #renewableenergy #sebi
— Indianext (@Indianext_media) August 24, 2021
S&P Global Ratings anticipates global sustainable debt issuance will surpass $700 billion in 2021. This comes after green bonds grew from virtually nothing in 2012 to $282.05 billion in 2020. Read our latest insights on sustainable finance: https://t.co/7LmiqSGP3L pic.twitter.com/l5PGFmQc7e
— S&P Global (@SPGlobal) August 22, 2021
Canadian companies issued a record amount of #greenbonds in the second quarter of 2021, according to new data from @insidefinance.https://t.co/Mssn2IhXWa pic.twitter.com/MWQVM4XPZc
— Toronto Finance International (@TFI_Canada) July 13, 2021
Today, the Green Finance Institute and @AbundanceInv launched our campaign to help local authorities issue Local Climate Bonds.
Our CEO @RhianMariThomas shares her thoughts on the importance of these local bonds on the journey to #netzero.
Read more: https://t.co/4QR8WDWjro pic.twitter.com/BWVSpGWW1o
— Green Finance Institute (@GFI_green) July 13, 2021
@Lyxor launches first ETF tracking Eurozone sovereign green bondshttps://t.co/tB94TEK3Vt#ESG #greenbonds #ETFs #sovereigndebt #ESGinvesting #sustainableinvesting #sustainablefinance @Solactive
— ESG Today (@EsgToday) July 8, 2021
#SustainableFinance: #Sustainability bonds soar past analysts’ lofty expectations
📈More #ESG-related bonds were issued in 2021 YTD than 2020.
🏷️17%+ of all the bonds issued in June were labelled ESG, says @BankofAmerica America @FT #GreenBonds https://t.co/216lNP60kb pic.twitter.com/w7V8HlHMEQ
— SUST4IN😷 (@SUST4IN) July 7, 2021
EU #GreenBonds Won’t Meet the Bloc’s Own High #standards https://t.co/XqN5evGVnX via @Ethical_Banking
— GlobalEthicalBanking (@Ethical_Banking) July 6, 2021
What role can investors play in addressing #BioDiversityLoss and supporting the implementation of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework? https://t.co/2RErjm0iBI #SustainableFinance pic.twitter.com/6CnibHDXkn
— World Bank Group Finance (@WBG_Finance) June 29, 2021
China, EU Set to Agree on Green Finance Definitions by Year-End, Official Says https://t.co/X6VuTeACdF
— Michael Standaert (@mstandaert) June 29, 2021
Romania to join the sovereign #greenbonds club? Ministry of Finance @ro_mfp Secretary Attila Gyorgy says will launch green bonds in next 2 years, financing energy efficiency & pollution projects. https://t.co/UkOUSIWzTv #greenfinance
— Climate Bonds (@ClimateBonds) June 25, 2021
A great new report by @lukasz_krebel, @Frank_vanlerven and @D_Barmes! Includes our proposal to increase risk weight of fossil exposures and MANY other good ideas! #SustainableFinance #BreaktheDoomLoop https://t.co/Pt61hjIlbf
— Finance Watch (@forfinancewatch) June 23, 2021
FINANCE: @EU_Finance opts for voluntary standard on #greenbondshttps://t.co/zuFyf94FaK@McGuinnessEU #greenbonds #EUBudget #NextGenerationEU
— Agence Europe (@AgencEurope_EN) June 22, 2021
📢 New Aldersgate Group report
Today we launch #FinancingTheFuture, our new report with @CUSP_uk on #GreenFinance, which outlines how to drive the critical investment in #NetZero and #NatureRestoration that we need.
Read the full report here 👉 https://t.co/wXBYeDptXX pic.twitter.com/KsmjAP5JEx
— Aldersgate Group (@AldersgateGrp) June 22, 2021
.@SerbianGov is working on a document that would open the way for Serbia 🇷🇸 to issue sovereign #greenbonds in the international market. CEO of @ClimateBonds Sean Kidney said green bonds are more attractive to investors than ordinary debt securities.https://t.co/jY82aOKkcu
— BalkanGreEnNews (@BalkanGreEnNews) June 22, 2021
💥🌍🇯🇵The Bank of Japan announces its own version of Green TLTROs!
"the new scheme is better suited to address climate change where most companies rely on bank loans rather than bonds market"
Poke @ollirehn @FrankElderson @Lagarde @Isabel_Schnabel https://t.co/QwUQvIUgiu
— Positive Money Europe (@PositiveMoneyEU) June 19, 2021
EU Green Bond Rules Will Be Voluntary, Draft Showshttps://t.co/hJKby9bFFH
The new bond rules, which will be tied to the bloc’s blueprint for environmentally-friendly investments, will be ready for use in 2022 and aim to “set the global standard,” @BjornKHaugland @ErikSolheim pic.twitter.com/jHdeUyiBD7
— ClimatePoint (@climate_point) June 18, 2021
All issuers who are eligible to issue debt securities, including Sukuk either by way of a public offer or private placement are eligible to issue green bonds while ensuring compliance with an applicable regulatory framework, #SECP said. #GreenBonds https://t.co/66BkEJToAQ
— The Correspondent PK (@correspondentPk) June 18, 2021
Danish financial institutions are already exposed to 41 billion kroner (€4.05 billion) of climate risk through the risk of flooding to real estate.
The Danish central bank @Nationalbanken warns in a new report.
Read more at https://t.co/97ytG1SXxm pic.twitter.com/kd2MXJtV9Y
— Green Central Banking (@greenCB) June 16, 2021
The Government of @Canada's Department of Finance has selected @TD_Canada for its inaugural issuance of #greenbonds. TD Securities will advise on the design of #Canada's green bond framework & support an inaugural issuance in the next year #sustainability https://t.co/5SXbabVxp0 pic.twitter.com/QQdgaNYHOZ
— Sustainable Biz (@BizSustainably) June 15, 2021
Our aim is to raise 30% of the NGEU issuance through #GreenBonds. They will finance the investments & reforms in the MS’ resilience & reform plans that are marked as #climate relevant. Under this framework, #the #EU is set to become the largest #GreenBond issuer in the world 1/2 pic.twitter.com/fulRlQQMfh
— Johannes Hahn (@JHahnEU) June 14, 2021
Nasdaq launches Green Equity Designation, approved reviewer CICERO Green confirms 1st qualified companies Magnolia Bostad & WÄSTBYGG https://t.co/GngxrCAWSk #climaterisk #esg #greenfinance @CSClapp @FranckeLund @KristinaAlnes @3kristin3 @khalfsen @PHoltedahl @kristin_klima
— CICERO Shades of Green (@CICERO_Green) June 9, 2021
NextEra Energy will pay a 25bp coupon step-up on its green bond if it fails to produce an impact and allocation report in just over two years https://t.co/ojawCGexzU #ESG #sustainablefinance #sustainability @nexteraenergy https://t.co/DKit3xaWN2
— Tessa Walsh (@te55ssa) June 8, 2021
The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures #TNFD has launched, it will be lead by the two new Co-Chairs: @mremae (@UNBiodiversity) @davidwicraig (@Refinitiv) who bring decades of experience operating at the intersection of business & nature: https://t.co/VClzazGsB4 pic.twitter.com/O4l01l5met
— TNFD (@TNFD_) June 4, 2021
French central bank head urges mandatory climate risk disclosure#sustainablefinance https://t.co/ZgLLkkXWvn
— Sust Global 🌱 🌎 (@sustglobal) June 3, 2021
Less than 4% of #greenbonds proceeds are flowing to sustainable land use.
That's why we—together with @gouv_lu & @LSFI_LU–are launching the Luxembourg-GLF Finance for Nature Platform to mainstream investments for sustainable land use & climate. See more: https://t.co/P9zqzfPkgI pic.twitter.com/8JoBC7UDJ2
— Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) (@GlobalLF) June 3, 2021
Interested in #greenbonds research. Have a look at our new report Catalyzing the Growth of the Green Bond Market
Insights into Drivers and Barriers Globally and in #Canada https://t.co/QVCGlypbDu @SP_Inst
— Olaf Weber (@olaf_weber) June 1, 2021
THREAD 1/ A bond investor revolt is brewing over bogus green debt that's flooding the market https://t.co/LZbs2PdA2j story with @greg_ritchie @markets
— Jill Ward (@jillianfward) March 29, 2021
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
#Moscow to issue its first #greenbonds #Russia #emergingmarkets #DCM https://t.co/WGAyfKcW9e pic.twitter.com/edriPYLkUw
— 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
🇪🇸 Spanish Treasury to Issue #GreenBond in Second Half of 2021#sustainablefinancehttps://t.co/JYkxm2tAeF
— SSE Initiative (@SSEinitiative) March 1, 2021
Congratulations @tsx_tsxv on launching the Sustainable Bonds platform. The aim is to bring #greenbonds #socialbonds to Canadians of ordinary means. https://t.co/nA5IuNuXwC
— 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
There has been significant growth in the #GreenFinance sector in Africa, and interest in #GreenBonds is increasing among certain stakeholders.
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
ICYMI: Greenbonds issuance reached a new record in 2020.
We're predicting a bumper year for 2021 as annual #greenbonds #greenloans & #greensukuk investment grows. https://t.co/ovLwISQqJF
— 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.
Browse 👉 https://t.co/jngZPvPyYV pic.twitter.com/n05M0YcD7o
— Green Finance Platform (@GGKP_Finance) February 1, 2021
Singapore proposes a new taxonomy to help financial institutions to identify and adopt greener practices.
There's been much talk of the Asian ESG push in the last few months, and Singapore is working to position itself as the oriental #greenfinance hub. https://t.co/7QkSleCabJ
— 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
Crédit Agricole and ENEL sign sustainability-linked FX derivatives agreementhttps://t.co/Hu0C4yHf1m@CreditAgricole @EnelGroup #ESG #Sustainability #sustainablefinance #derivatives #fxtrading
— 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
cc @CommonsEAC pic.twitter.com/U1WKvNGej6
— Green Bonds UK (@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
— Green Bonds UK (@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)!
Bravo, @seankidney, @justine_LBell & co https://t.co/NE1iIeUtA8
— Green Bonds UK (@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
Sweden’s Top Issuer of #GreenBonds Opens the Door to Social Debthttps://t.co/ta0SgANh1F
— 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
The global funding gap for #biodiversity is likely to reach up to $824bn by 2030, according to @globalcanopy. #OnePlanetSummit #nature #environment https://t.co/XYcqZ7kHll
— edie (@edie) January 11, 2021
There is a significant need for finance for the landscape approach and for biodiversity protection.
A study by the GLF & @LuxembourgSE: https://t.co/ltosy6FMwB #ThinkLandscape #GreenBonds @LuxFinance pic.twitter.com/SWk1vhqQrg
— 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.
11 priorities are identified, including #FinanceForNature, one of the key themes of our #PathToCOP26 campaign.#ClimateFinance #PathToCOP26 https://t.co/tMxalRvYCV
— 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
💡 Check out a recent report by @WBG_Climate on #spatialfinance and a fantastic report on the relevance of #greenbonds issuance for climate change mitigation by the @BIS_org
— Policy Shift (@ShiftPolicy) January 7, 2021
Want to keep up to date with the latest news and thinking on #ESG #greenfinance #sustainablefinance?
Check out our new blog on 10 Sustainable Finance Podcasts!@GFI_green @KajEmbren @PRI_News @PaulOleyEllis @Sustainalytics @gsygreenfinance https://t.co/8p8lztipX1
— Green Finance Guide (@GreenFinGuide) January 7, 2021
The #EU aims at launching €225bn worth of #greenbonds to fund its #Covid19 recovery plan and globally analysts expect $500bn of green bonds in 2021 https://t.co/j7L3oL0MPz via @financialtimes
— Deborah Scaggion (@deborahscaggion) January 4, 2021
On @ClimateBonds: $1Trillion Mark Reached in Global Cumulative Green Issuance, Data Intelligence Reports: https://t.co/P8vYNnfQNN
Stay up-to-date! REGISTER for the Green Bond Review here: https://t.co/Sk2ieXr4f2 #GreenBonds #ClimateBonds #ClimateAndCapital pic.twitter.com/10tiCryjhJ
— 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