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Partnership for effective financing
of climate change adaptation and
resilience projects:
Eligibility criteria, proving compliance, key
stakeholders
Anna Creed, Climate Bonds Initiative
Christine Negra, Versant Vision LLC
Tanja Havemann, Clarmondial
Blending4Ag conference Brussels, November 7 2016
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Agenda
1. Climate Bonds, the Climate Bond Standard, and agriculture
2. Land Use eligibility Criteria
3. Climate Bond stakeholders
4. Interactive session : case studies
5. Group discussion
6. Wrap up
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The Climate Bonds Initiative What we do
Our mission
Mobilise the $100 trillion debt capital markets to meet the low-carbon and
climate-resilient transition
How we do this
Established and run the Climate Bonds Standard & Certification Scheme
Provide information flows for ratings agencies and index providers
Outreach to inform and stimulate the market
Partners Programme
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Bonds and Climate Bonds
A bond is simply a form of debt
Usually used to finance (and re-finance) large mature assets
Issued by companies, governments, municipalities, banks
Important part of portfolios for investors
A green (or climate) bond is a bond where
The proceeds are used to finance environmentally friendly assets
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Growth in the market
0
20
40
60
80
2013
2014
2015
2016
Billions
Muni/ provincial/ City
Dev bank
Corporate
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Green bond snapshot by country
> $10bn outstanding
$1bn - 10bn outstanding
< $1bn outstanding
USA $29.8bn
Supra-
nationals
= $41bn
Germany $12.4bn
France $18.3bn
South Africa $1.27bn
Sweden $6.4bn
India $2.6bn
Australia $2bn
Netherlands $13bn