Blue Bonds: Financing Resilience of Coastal Ecosystems.
A technical guideline prepared for IUCN GMPP by Nathalie Roth, 4Climate; Torsten Thiele, Global Ocean Trust; Moritz von Unger, Silvestrum. March 2019 Key Points for Enhancing Finance Action
This paper analyzes the emerging field of blue bonds. It identifies key action items necessary to scale up blue bonds so that they can be used to effectively finance coastal resilience activities that are based on natural solutions. The paper is aimed both at potential blue bond issuers and related finance sector participants as well as at a broader audience. It summarizes some of the key concepts and approaches.