Climate Bonds Initiative Partnership Program Gains Newest Member In Allen & Overy

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Climate Bonds Initiative Partnership Program Gains Newest Member In Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy are proven experts in providing legal council for landmark green bond issuances, this includes the first four international issuances of green bonds from India.

Allen & Overy advised Axis Bank’s maiden Rule 144A /Regulation S green bond, the first Asian bank issuance to be certified under the Climate Bonds Certification scheme; as well as NTPC’s green masala bond (also certified under the scheme) which is the first of its kind and is dual-listed on the London and Singapore Stock Exchanges.

Amit Singh, Partner, Allen & Overy, commented:

“Climate Bonds Initiative has been integral in shaping green bond standards internationally. We support its mission in developing the market and hope to contribute to the discussion through our own experience in this area. We have a dedicated Global Climate Change practice and have been involved in a number of low-carbon and emissions related transactions, renewable energy projects and green bonds.”

 

Climate Bonds Initiative has been integral in shaping green bond standards internationally.

 

“Our partnership with CBI solidifies our dedication to sustainable and green initiatives and we look forward to working together with key stakeholders, CBI and its Partners.”

Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative:

“Climate Bonds Initiative has long been interested in the legal aspects of green bond issuance, as standardised legal frameworks are key to the creation of international, mainstream and large scale green bond markets. Allen & Overy’s international legal expertise in this area will be crucial to ensuring the momentum building behind the green bond market continues over the coming years. It is a valuable addition to our partnership program.”