Sponsors 2020

2020 will mark the 10th Anniversary of Climate Bonds Initiative, and our Conference & Awards celebrate its 5th year.

From our initial 2016 event with 100 guests at the London Stock Exchange, to the 900+ participants at our 2019 conference we have been assisted by a diverse range of financial sector organisations.

For Conference2020 we are again working together with leading organisations supporting dialogue and discussion about Green Transition - Opportunity of the Decade with leaders in global green finance. For our 10th Anniversary event, we are thankful and excited to have the Sponsors & Partners you see below.

If your organisation is interested to become a Partner of the Climate Bonds Conference 2020 please email us here for details.



Conference2020 Sponsors



Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. Credit Suisse established its global Sustainability Strategy, Advisory and Finance Department to set the bank’s sustainability ambition and public commitments and be responsible for selecting the bank’s core sustainability themes. In terms of green finance, Credit Suisse has played a role in developing the green bond market on behalf of clients; bringing the first Swiss cantonal issuance, the largest Financial Institutions Group issuance, the first global pharmaceutical sustainability bond, the first Euro-denominated Swiss corporate green bond and the first high yield green bond issuance to market.









The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) is the gateway to access international investors. With more than 36,000 listed securities, including 32,000 debt instruments, from 2,000 issuers in 100 countries, LuxSE is one of the world’s leading exchanges for the listing of international, financial securities and offers a unique and integrated service offering covering listing, trading and information services. In 2016, LuxSE established the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) to promote the sustainable finance agenda and help reorient capital flows into sustainable investment projects. LGX is the world’s leading platform for sustainable securities and now counts more than 760 securities by 130 different issuers, totalling EUR 285 billion. In May this year, LuxSE established the LGX Academy to strengthen sustainable finance education and increase financial professionals and students’ knowledge of sustainable instruments, standards and labels as well as sustainable finance market practices. LuxSE is also developing a centralised data hub for sustainability data points that will allow investors to better understand the environmental impact of different financial products and thereby make more informed investment decisions.  






AIIB and Amundi join in partnership at the Climate Bonds Conference2020 Green Transition - Opportunity of the Decade for the global launch of AIIB-Amundi Climate Change Investment Framework endorsed by Climate Bonds Initiative. Check our Agenda for further information.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank with a mission to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia. Headquartered in Beijing, we began operations in January 2016 and have now grown to 103 approved members worldwide. By investing in sustainable infrastructure and other productive sectors in Asia and beyond, we will better connect people, services and markets that over time will impact the lives of billions and build a better future.


Amundi is Europe’s largest asset manager by assets under management and ranks in the top 10globally. It manages more than 1.470 trillion euros of assets across six main investment hubs. Amundi is the 1st asset manager in Europe by market capitalization. Thanks to its unique research capabilities and the skills of close to 4,500 team members and market experts based in 37 countries, Amundi provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions tailored to their needs, targeted outcomes and risk profiles.

Amundi. Confidence must be earned.


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Our commitment to sustainable finance is grounded in a core economic view that two key pillars - climate transition and inclusive growth – increasingly represent drivers of risk and opportunity for our clients. Our commitment includes a goal of $750 billion in sustainable financing, advisory, and investing activity by 2030 across themes including clean energy, sustainable transport, waste and materials as well as the commitment to integrate sustainability across our businesses and how we operate.



BNP Paribas Global Markets, part of BNP Paribas' Corporate and Institutional Bank, provides cross-asset investment, hedging, financing, research and market intelligence to corporate and institutional clients, and private and retail banking networks. Global Markets' sustainable, long term business model seamlessly connects clients to capital markets throughout EMEA, Asia Pacific and the Americas, with innovative solutions and digital platforms. Global Markets Sustainable Finance aims to facilitate the emergence of a carbon-neutral economy and socially responsible world, innovating new ways to help our clients integrate ESG into all their markets activities, and scaling up sustainable finance markets solutions.




J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries. As announced in early 2018, JPMorgan Chase will deploy $1.75 billion in philanthropic capital around the world by 2023. We also lead volunteer service activities for employees in local communities by utilizing our many resources, including those that stem from access to capital, economies of scale, global reach and expertise.







Serving more than 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries, Refinitiv provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets. Our heritage of integrity enables our customers to make critical decisions with confidence while our best-in-class data and cutting-edge technologies enable greater opportunity. We enable the financial community to trade smarter and faster, overcome regulatory challenges, and scale intelligently.









Since its foundation in 1865, HSBC has helped serve the needs of its clients in a changing world. It has financed economic growth, fostered international trade and overcome events such as economic crises. We recognise our wider commitments to the communities in which we operate and understand that economic growth must also be sustainable.

Today our sustainability approach focuses on three main areas: sustainable finance; sustainable supply chains; and employability and financial capability. In each of these areas we have begun to take genuine strides forward; setting out a series of commitments to contribute to the global transition to a low-carbon economy, whilst pledging long-term support to help people access education and training so they can acquire the skills they need to succeed in today’s workplace.




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Lyxor ETF: the original pioneers. Lyxor has been running ETFs since 2001, longer than any other European provider. Our pioneering spirit helped shape the market you know today. We’ve become one of Europe’s largest1, most liquid ETF managers. And our far-reaching range spans all asset classes, and includes some of the largest and best performing ETFs in Europe2. We now offer 200+ ways to explore markets. So, whether you’re seeking essential core index exposure or reaching out for more tactical opportunities in specific sectors or markets, we have the product to match. We also offer unique ESG and thematic exposures to help you prepare for a changing world.




Moody’s is a globally integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others.

Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations are critical to managing risk and seizing opportunities in today’s global capital markets. We are committed to transparently and systematically integrating ESG considerations into credit ratings and risk management solutions. Working with our affiliates, we are also developing stand-alone market-leading ESG, sustainable finance, and climate risk data and assessments to meet the growing needs of issuers, investors, and policymakers across the globe.



Invesco is an independent investment management firm dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. Our specialized investment teams cover a comprehensive range of asset classes, investment styles and geographies. We have proximity to our clients with on-the-ground presence in 25 countries. We are committed to corporate sustainability by being good stewards of the environment and the local communities which we serve. We believe that diverse perspectives of our people help us better meet our clients' needs. We seek different perspectives because it leads to better ideas, more collaborative decision-making and ultimately, stronger outcomes. 



AllianceBernstein is a leading global asset manager ($600 billion in AUM as of June 30, 2020) offering high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional investors, individuals and private wealth clients in major world markets. Our objective is to deliver better investment outcomes to our clients through differentiated research insights and innovative portfolio solutions designed to address the specific challenges they face. While asset management and research are our foundation, it is our culture and core values – our unparalleled commitment to improving as a firm – that enables us to deliver value to clients amidst rapid and constant change.








BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a strong leadership position in Spain and Mexico, and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region of the US. It is also the leading shareholder in Turkey’s Garanti BBVA. Its purpose is to bring the age of opportunities to everyone, based on customers’ real needs: provide the best solutions, helping them make the best financial decisions. The institution rests in solid values: Customer comes first, We Think Big and are One Team. Its responsible banking model aspires to achieve a more inclusive and sustainable society.

BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking brings together the activities of investment banking, markets, financing and transactional services for institutional investors and corporate clients. It offers a wide range of value-added products and financial solutions for business, transformation and sustainability objectives, whether they are local or international. It has a strong global presence, providing services in 24 countries through an extensive team of experts, including investment banking specialists and advisors in specific industries and sectors.



The Mizuho group is a global financial services leader with offices in nearly 38 countries, approximately 60,000 employees, and assets of more than USD 1.8 trillion. Mizuho provides expertise in retail banking, corporate finance, investment banking, asset management, capital markets, and sales and trading, to help businesses develop and find new opportunities for growth.

 As a financial institution, we recognise we have a role to play in supporting the global transition to a low-carbon economy by reviewing our own operations and supporting our clients and communities in which we operate. By influencing the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria in the financing of investments, we can play our part in helping to achieve a more sustainable world.










The AIFC Green Finance Centre was created on June 1, 2018 with the aim of developing and promoting green finance in Kazakhstan and the Central Asian region. The Centre provides initial assistance to potential issuers, investors and market players on preparations for the issuance of green bonds on the AIFC Exchange (Astana International Exchange).

The main activities of the Centre are:

  • conducting research in green finance;

  • supporting issuance of green bonds;

  • MRV (measuring, reporting and verification);

  • providing external reviews for green bonds;

  • conducting workshops and presentations for stakeholders.

JSC “Entrepreneurship Development Fund “Damu” aimed at reducing the risks of investments in renewable energy sources issued green bonds on AIX in local currency in August 2020. This was the first listing of green bonds in Kazakhstan.

AIFC Green Finance Centre provided full support of the project and an external review in the form of Second Party Opinion which is based on the assessment of the alignment of Issuer’s Green Bond Framework with the AIX Green Bonds Rules and ICMA (International Capital Market Association) Green Bond Principles.


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