Climate Bonds 2019 Annual Conference & Awards

Date: 05 -07 March 2019

The global Climate Bonds Conference is a must-attend event for anyone looking to play a role in shaping and implementing the green finance agenda across the globe.

You can count of coming away with the following takeaways:

  • Insights into the current challenges facing green bonds and solutions to those
  • Appreciation of the role of regulation in taking green bond issuance to the next level
  • Confidence in your ability to make a contribution, based on practice-based insights from your early-adopter peers.


Day 1 - 5th March 2019

Green Bond Boot Camp 09:00 - 17:00

AM & PM:

• Green Bond Boot Camp Development Session

• Financial Centres for Sustainability meeting


• Green Bonds Champions Session

Conference Reception & Green Bonds Awards 19:00 - 22:00

• Guest speaker address

• Awards presentation by leading green finance actors

• Reception, refreshments & networking

Day 2 - 6th March 2019

08:00 - 17:00

• Registration and welcome breakfast

• Introduction & Welcome / Intro speeches


1: Vision 2020: Shifting the Gears on Climate Change

2: Driving Action: How can institutional investors drive the transition to a low carbon economy?


• How audacious ambition delivers

• The role of regulators in building local green finance markets

• The importance for issuing Sovereign Green Bonds

• Development banks: Less lending, more leverage

• Clever Incentives

• Blended Finance options that work

• Green infrastructure opportunities by region

• Financial viability and metro transport: it’s all about property

• Investing in a Just Transition

• Structural diversity beyond green

• How investors are driving brown to green transitions

• Tales from Happy Treasurers: Sharing the experience of Green Bond Issuance

• Pricing & green bonds (Greenium for Green Bonds)

Day 3 - 7th March 2019

09:00 - 17:00


• A Deep Dive into the Role of the Regulator

• Green Definitions/Paris Agreement/SDGs/Taxonomy

• Developments in Post Issuance Disclosure

• Asset-backed Issuance/ Sustainable CLO

• Islamic finance: Accessing an underutilised source of capital

• Regional Market Developments: Latin America, Africa and ASEAN

• Global Green Bonds and Secondary Mortgage Companies (Fannie Mae/Fannie Mac/Other countries)

• Central Banks Network

• How-to-do-it sessions: Green Sovereigns & Green Loans

• Islamic finance

• African market development

For more information and registration, please click here.

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