• '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.

  • 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.

  • Sneak peek: The CBI's resilience taxonomy blueprint

    11 May 2023

    The Climate Bonds Initiative's blueprint is intended to provide a practical tool for financial markets to intensify their focus on adaptation and resilience investments, writes Ahren Lester

  • 'Ground-breaking' CBI resilience taxonomy blueprint launch next week

    10 May 2023

    The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) will publish a blueprint for its "ground-breaking" climate resilience taxonomy next week, as it looks to catalyse interest and investment in adaptation and resilience projects.