On March 6, 2017 the Climate Bonds Initiative, in partnership with the City of London and the Green Finance Initiative, held the 2nd Annual Green Bond Awards in London.
According to a media release distributed by Climate Bonds Initiative, “(t)here were 16 categories of Awards this year, including the world’s first sovereign green bond and eight pioneer issuers in various regions.
Award Winners by Category:
First Sovereign Green Bond – Poland
First Green Schuldschein – Nordex (Germany)
First RMBS – Obvion N.V (Netherlands)
Largest Single Green Bond – Bank of Communications (China)
Largest Non-Financial Corporate Green Bond – Grupo Aeroportuaro Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico)
Largest Overall Issuer – SPD Bank (China)
Innovative Regulator – People’s Bank of China PboC (China)
Most Second Opinions in 2016 – CICERO (Norway)
New Country Issuances:
- Philippines – AP Renewables
- Colombia – Grupo BanColombia
- Costa Rica – Banco Nacional de Costa Rica
- Finland – Municipality Finance (MuniFin)
- Morocco – Masen
- Luxembourg – Alpha Trains
Regional Sub-Sovereign – Mexico City (LatAm)
Regional Sub-Sovereign – Treasury Corporation of Victoria (Asia-Pacific)
You may read the blog post on the Climate Bonds Initiative internet site.