• Landmark green shipping loan loses CBI certification amid contract cancellation

    18 March 2024

    A ground-breaking green shipping loan has had its Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) certification revoked after the borrower revealed plans to cancel the ship order the loan was intended to finance.

  • Climate Bonds Initiative names advisory board, to consult on new climate resilience taxonomy

    29 February 2024
  • 'Milestone' Japanese transition bond three-times oversubscribed

    14 February 2024

    Japan has raised JPY800 billion ($5.3 billion) from its debut 'climate transition' bond (CTB), with the ground-breaking deal almost three-times oversubscribed.

  • EU urged to extend deforestation legislation to financial institutions

    22 January 2024
  • Hong Kong green taxonomy due 'very soon'

    12 December 2023

    The first version of the Hong Kong green taxonomy is due to be published "very soon" with the expectation it will be expanded into transition activities, according to a senior official at the financial regulator.

  • Australian green bond framework includes biodiversity, climate adaptation

    08 December 2023

    The Australian sovereign green bond framework has included climate adaptation and nature projects among its eligible activities alongside the more familiar climate mitigation projects, as the country moves closer to its mid-2024 market debut.

  • Corporate transition finance framework 'common ground' project launched

    09 November 2023

    The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) has published an initial mapping of transition finance frameworks as part of a collaborative project to "demystify" the topic for corporates amid a proliferation of frameworks.

  • Arup becomes Climate Bonds Standard verifier

    12 October 2023
  • Water Services Corp launches first green bond in Malta

    01 August 2023
  • Solactive launches 'first' blue bond index

    26 July 2023