Climate Bonds Initiative is an international, investor-focused not-for-profit organization, working solely on mobilizing the $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions. The Green Bond Pioneer Awards are the premier annual recognition of achievement by organizations, financial institutions, governments and individuals who have demonstrated leadership through pioneering initiatives and green issuance, providing best practice examples of climate resilient and low carbon investments in a diverse range of nations and markets.
EDP was recognized as Pioneer in the “new country taking green bonds global” category. In the words of Miguel Stilwell de Andrade, EDP’s CFO, “sustainability is a core part of EDP’s DNA and continuing to grow while meeting the challenges of sustainable development is a commitment we have with our stakeholders. As such, Green Bonds are a key instrument to align EDP’s financial policy with its strategy and we thank the Climate Bonds Initiative for this recognition.”