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Green Bonds Market 2019

2019 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$152.9bn
Labelled green bonds aligned with CBI definitions
$122.8bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2018 Issuance)
$42.4bn
Jan
$17.85bn

Feb
$18.68bn

Mar
$14.52bn

Apr
$18.84bn

May
$28.65bn

Jun
$21.42bn

Jul
$23.13bn

Aug
$8.22bn

Sep
$1.59bn

Oct

Nov

Dec

$170.9bn
2019 Estimate
$250bn

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Climate Bonds Standard: what qualifies as a green bond

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Events

Sep 16, 2019

Sean Kidney speaks at World Conference of Banking Institutes (WCBI 2019) - Panel ‘Greening the Financial System'' - in London.

Sep 17, 2019

Sean Kidney speaks at GlobalCapital Sustainable and Capital Markets Forum - in Amsterdam.

Sep 17, 2019

Manuel Adamini will be attending Euromoney Conferences and GlobalCapital in Amsterdam.

Sep 18, 2019

Sean Kidney attends EU TEG Plenary meeting in Brussels.

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