• Hong Kong raises $750m from second 'digital' green bond

    08 February 2024

    Hong Kong has raised more than $750 million from a multi-currency green bond, issued in digital format using blockchain technology.

  • Hong Kong to prioritise ISSB integration, SME climate data

    07 August 2023

    Major Hong Kong regulators and agencies said that integrating the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) standards and developing a climate-related data portal for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are among its key sustainable finance priorities.

  • Hong Kong issues first 'tokenised' sovereign green bond

    16 February 2023

    Hong Kong has raised HKD800 million ($102 million) from its first 'tokenised' green bond, which is also believed to be the first issued by a sovereign.

  • Hong Kong banks warned of significant climate impacts

    04 January 2022

    Climate risks could cause "significant adverse impacts" for Hong Kong's banking sector, its regulator has warned, adding that banks need to take "early action to manage them".

  • Hong Kong's net zero plan will 'accelerate' green bond market

    12 October 2021

    Hong Kong is looking to attract private investment, as it invests HK$240 billion ($31 billion)

  • Bearing the standard for green bond growth

    24 August 2018

    As the green bond market has grown, a plethora of national and regional standards has sprung up. What do they bring to the market and are they necessary, ask Michael Hurley and Peter Cripps