I. Handbook - Harmonised Framework

The Handbook – Harmonised Framework for Impact Reporting unites the harmonised frameworks in one document preserving the content of the initial documents. The objective is to enhance the usability of the initial documents and to avoid repetitions. This handbook outlines general core principles and recommendations for reporting in order to provide issuers with a reference as they develop their own reporting. This handbook also offers impact reporting metrics and sector specific guidance for the GBP project categories. In Chapter V of this handbook, reporting templates are included for issuers to use and adapt to their own circumstances. These templates make reference to the most commonly used indicators.

The June 2021 update now includes “Impact Reporting Metrics for Circular Economy and/or Eco-Efficient Projects” which complements the 8 existing GBP project categories.


II. Green Sector specific documents


III. Position Paper – Nordic public sector green bond issuers

The Position Paper on Green Bonds Impact Reporting, originally launched in October 2017 by a group of ten Nordic public sector issuers, has been published in an updated version, dated February 2020. Featuring new recommendations regarding the reporting of climate-related physical risk and the Sustainable Development Goals, the paper aims to contribute to harmonising green bond reporting practices.



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