Principles membership

As the principles are designed to be industry wide, Green, Social and Sustainability Bond issuers and investors as well as banks are invited to apply for membership. Members shall be organizations that have issued, underwritten or placed, or invested in a Green, Social or Sustainability Bond.

To be admitted as a Member, an organization applies in writing at,, to the Secretariat and is approved by it.

Download a membership application

List of Members (as of 3 January 2018):

1919 Investment Counsel, LLC
ABN AMRO Investment Solutions
Addenda Capital, Inc.
Affirmative Investment Management
Allianz Global Investors
Amundi Asset Management
AXA IM Paris
BlackRock, Inc.
Blue Morpho Investments Zrt.
BMO Global Asset Management
BNP Paribas Investment Partners
Breckinridge Capital Advisors, Inc.
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCIMC)
Brown Advisory LLC
California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)
Candriam Investors Group
CM-CIC Asset Management
Erste Asset Management
Everence (Praxis Mutual Funds)
Generation Investment Management LLP
Humanis Gestion d’Actifs
Jupiter Asset Management Limited
KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau)
La Française Group
LGT Capital Partners Ltd.
M&G Investments
MainStreet Capital Partners Ltd
Natixis Asset Management – Mirova
Nikko Asset Management
NN Investment Partners Holdings NV
OFI Asset Management
PGGM Vermogensbeheer B.V. (PGGM Investment Management)
Raiffeisen Capital Management
Sage Advisory Services Ltd Co
Standish Mellon Asset Management
State Street Global Advisors
Storebrand Asset Management
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
The Pension Boards United Church of Christ, Inc.
TIAA Global Asset Management
Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH
Wasmer, Schroeder & Company, Inc.
Zurich Insurance Group
African Development Bank
Agence Française de Développement
Agence France Trésor (on behalf of the French Republic)
Agricultural Bank of China ltd.
Bank of China Limited
Berlin Hyp AG
BNG Bank
Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations
Caja Rural de Navarra, Sociedad Cooperativa de Crédito
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB)
Deutsche Hypothekenbank (Actien-Gesellschaft)
Deutsche Kreditbank AG
Development Bank of Japan Inc.
District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (“DC WATER”)
Enel SpA
ENGIE (ex GDF Suez)
European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
European Investment Bank (EIB)
FMO (Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V)
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure (HASI)
Hypo Vorarlberg Bank AG
ING Bank N.V
Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO)
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Kommunalbanken AS (KBN)
Kommuninvest I Sverige AB
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Municipality Finance Plc
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB)
NWB Bank (Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V.)
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Province of Ontario
Région Ile-de-France
Renovate America, Inc
SNCF Réseau
Toronto-Dominion Bank
World Bank
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
Axis Bank Ltd
Banca IMI SpA
Banco Santander
Bank of America - Merrill Lynch
Bankia SA
Barclays Plc
BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria)
Belfius Bank SA/NV
Bank of Montreal (BMO) Capital Markets
BNP Paribas
Caixa Bank S.A.
Casgrain & Company Limited
CastleOak Securities, L.P.
CIBC World Markets Inc.
CM-CIC securities
Commerzbank AG
Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (trading as Rabobank)
Crédit Agricole CIB
Crédit Suisse AG
Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Ltd
Danske Bank
DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale
Deutsche Bank AG
DZ Bank AG
Goldman Sachs International
Handelsbanken Capital Markets
HSBC Bank Plc
Incapital LLC
Investec Bank plc
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
JCI Capital Ltd
Jefferies International Ltd
JP Morgan Chase & Co
LBBW (Landesbank Baden-Württemberg )
Lloyds Bank Plc
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd
Mizuho International plc
Morgan Stanley & Co International Plc
MUFG Securities EMEA plc
National Australia Bank Ltd
National Bank Financial, Inc
Nomura International Plc
Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale
Nordea Bank Finland Oyj
PNC Capital Markets LLC
Piper Jaffray & Co
RBC Europe Ltd
RBI (Raiffeisen Bank International AG)
Royal Bank of Scotland Plc (trading as NatWest Markets)
Scotiabank Europe plc
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB)
SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Ltd
Société Générale CIB
Standard Chartered Plc
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co, Inc
Swedbank AB (publ)
UniCredit Bank AG
Wells Fargo Bank, NA
Westpac Institutional Bank

Observers can be organizations which are active in the field of green and/or social or sustainability finance but do not qualify as Members, such as but not limited to NGOs, Universities, auditors, and service providers.
For more information on the respective role of Members and Observers, please see the Governance Framework.

To be admitted as an Observer, an organization applies in writing at,, to the Secretariat and is approved by it.

Download a membership application

List of Observers (as of 7 February 2018):

Alliance to Save Energy
Analistas Financieros Internacionales
ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF)
Ashurst (Hong Kong office)
Bank of New York Mellon
Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement
Beyond Ratings
Bilanciarsi Value Srls
Bloomberg LP
BondNews Limited (trading as KangaNews)
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Caisse Française de Financement Local
Carbone 4
Cecabank, S.A.
Ceres, Inc.
China Chengxin International Credit Rating Co., Ltd.
China Lianhe Credit Rating Co., Ltd.
China Lianhe Equator Environmental Impact Assessment Co., Ltd
CICERO Center for International Climate Research
Clifford Chance LLP
Climate Action Reserve
Climate Bonds Initiative
CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
Dentons Canada LLP
eco-Options Energy Cooperative
Efinovia General Partner (GP)
Emprendimiento Sostenible ES
Ernst & Young LLP
Escarus – TSKB Sustainability Consultancy
Euroclear Bank SA/N.V.
Euronext Paris SA
European Stability Mechanism (ESM)
Exeter Law School
Fitch Ratings
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina
GCA Capital Partners
GeoCapita Ltd
GHG Experts Network (dba GHG Management Institute)
Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation (GIB)
Green Finance Committee of the China Society for Finance and Banking (GFC)
Green Investment Bank
Green Tick Certification Limited
GreenWish Partners
HASB Global Franchise Finance Alliance, LLC
HEC Paris
Herbert J Sims & Co, Inc
HM Treasury
Hogan Lovells International LLP
Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
I-Care Environment
Impact Investment Exchange (IIX)
Imperial College Business School
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS)
International Institute for Sustainable Development – Europe (IISD – Europe)
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – NL
Investing for Good CIC Ltd
Japan Credit Rating Agency Ltd
Japan Quality Assurance Organization
King & Wood Mallesons LLP
Kredietrust Luxembourg
Latham & Watkins (London) LLP
Linklaters LLP
London Stock Exchange
Ludovino Lopes, Ricci e Santos Advogados
Luxembourg Stock Exchange
Mikro Kapital Sarl
Ministry of Environment, Energy and the sea (France)
Moody’s Corp.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Nasdaq Stockholm AB
National Treasury Management Agency (Ireland)
Oekom research AG
Pacific Risk Advisors Ltd
Parhelion Underwriting Ltd
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
RAM Consultancy Services Sdn Bhd
Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
Reed Smith LLP
Research Center for Climate and Energy Finance (RCCEF)
Research Institute for Environmental Finance  
rfu (Reinhard Friesenbichler Unternehmensberatung / Business Consulting)
S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC
S&P Global
Shanghai Clearing House
Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment – Oxford University
Social Stock Exchange ltd
South Pole Group
Standard Ethics Ltd
Stichting BankTrack
Stichting Obligatiehoudersbelangen
Sustainability Consulting SL (SUST4IN)
Sustainalytics B.V
SynTao Green Finance Co., Ltd.
The Climate Trust
The Investment Association
The Japan Research Institute
The Nature Conservancy
The Rock and Partners
The Stockholm Environment Institute
Thomson Reuters
Threadneedle Asset Management Limited
Tianjin Green Supply Chain Service Center
TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH
United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC)
United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Vigeo SA
White & Case LLP
World Resources Institute
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Yale University (Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance)
YPE - Yser Participações de Energia, S.A.