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Green Bonds Market 2021

Cumulative GB Issuance to date
US$1.237tn
2021 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$171.6bn
Labelled bonds aligned with CBI definitions of 'Green'
$156.1bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2021 Issuance)
$8.7bn
Jan
$ 21.069bn

Feb
$33.555bn

Mar
$49.030bn

Apr
$22.959bn

May
$30.130bn

Jun
$14.815bn

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

2020 TOTAL
[last updated on 30th Apr 2021 ..more information]
$297bn

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Events

Jun 23, 2021

10am Brasilia / 2pm London / 9pm Beijing

Augmenting investment into agriculture offers enormous potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The land use sector receives only 2.5% of public mitigation finance yet is responsible for up to about 25% of global emissions. Only 0.9% of green bond investment is directed towards land use. 

Jun 24, 2021

9:00 Beijing / 10:00 Tokyo / 11:00 Sydney

A one-day event exploring the green infrastructure investment opportunities in the Greater Bay Area.

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