11 September 2014 – The total market of bonds linked to key climate changes solutions stands at USD 502.6bn, compared to last year’s estimate of USD346bn, of which $35.8bn of the universe is made up of labelled Green Bonds issued by corporations and development banks. The Green Bonds market has grown rapidly since 2013: it amounted at $7bn last year. These are the highlights of the Climate Bonds Initiative report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”, commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence.