• GFANZ sets up Hong Kong chapter

    31 August 2023
  • 193 Chinese green bonds relabelled as 'common ground taxonomy' aligned

    17 July 2023

    China has published a list of 193 Chinese green bonds which it judged as aligned with the EU-China Common Ground Taxonomy (CGT), in an "innovative" move to attract international investment in the domestic sustainable bond market.

  • Chinese climate engagement initiative launches

    17 July 2023

    An institutional investor initiative to encourage decarbonisation by Chinese corporates has been launched which it is claimed is the first of its kind in China, the world's second largest economy and its most polluting country.

  • China legacy green bond 'common ground taxonomy' relabelling due soon

    26 May 2023

    The China Green Finance Committee is preparing to publish its methodology for relabelling existing Chinese green bonds as being in alignment with the 'common ground taxonomy' (CGT) in a "couple of months' time".

  • Common-ground taxonomy to be expanded

    24 May 2023

    The Common Ground Taxonomy (CGT) of sustainable activities is being extended beyond the EU and China, by the International Platform on Sustainable Finance, Ma Jun has said.

  • People moves 5 May: Brown leaves Impax for Conduit

    05 May 2023
  • Hong Kong Budget: more green bonds and broader loans

    24 February 2022

    The Hong Kong government revealed plans to issue $4.5 billion more green bonds this year, in its 2022-23 Budget announcement.

  • NGFS: How central banks can confront biodiversity risk

    08 October 2021

    Central banks and financial supervisors have been told they can improve their assessment of the relationship between financial stability and biodiversity, including by developing their own "ad hoc methodological approaches that better capture the risk of biodiversity impacts".

  • 27 firms sign up to green finance principles for Belt and Road

    29 April 2019

    A set of green financing guidelines for China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has received backing from 27 firms around the world.

  • City of London sets Green Finance Institute launch date

    29 March 2019

    The City of London Corporation’s Green Finance Institute will be launched on 2 July, it has been revealed.