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Green Bonds Market 2018

2018 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$100.2bn
Labelled green bonds aligned with CBI definitions
$88.6bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2018 Issuance)
$29.0bn
Jan
$10.4bn

Feb
$6.7bn

Mar
$14.9bn

Apr
$13.6bn

May
$13.5bn

Jun
$17.9bn

Jul
$14bn

Aug
$5.8bn

Sep
$3.4bn

Oct

Nov

Dec

2017 Total
$161.0bn
2018 Estimate
$250bn

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Sep 24, 2018

New York City: Sean Kidney & Justine Leigh-Bell will launch State of the Market 2018 and Climate Bonds Taxonomy Guide at the HSBC Finance for Global Change Forum during Climate Week NYC

Oct 2, 2018

London: Sean Kidney, CEO Climate Bonds Initiative & Michael Ridley, HSBC Global Head Green Bond Research will launch the London State of the Market Report

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