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Green Bonds Market 2021

Cumulative GB Issuance to date
US$1.17tn
2021 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$90.1bn
Labelled bonds aligned with CBI definitions of 'Green'
$81.0bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2021 Issuance)
$2.3bn
Jan
$ 18.06bn

Feb
$28.35bn

Mar
$40.55bn

Apr
$3.125bn

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

2020 TOTAL
[last updated on Jan 15 ..more information]
$269bn

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Apr 22, 2021

08:30 London / 09:30 Copenhagen

Climate Bonds Initiative and Danske Bank in discussions on the implications of the EU Taxonomy Delegated Act and the Sustainable Bond market.

Krista Tukiainen, Head of Research - Market Intelligence at Climate Bonds Initiative gives an update based on the findings in the Climate Bonds Nordics State of the Market.

Panel discussions:
Issuer, investor and bank insights and thoughts on the road ahead.

The EU Taxonomy Delegated Act

Apr 27, 2021

11:00 London/ 12:00 Paris/ 17:00 Bangkok

Join us in the launch of the Sustainable Debt Global State of the Market 2020 report, the 10th iteration in our established research series, which describes the shape and size of the green, social, and sustainable debt market.

Further, in three dedicated spotlight sections, the paper explores:

1. The development of transition instruments;
2. Pandemic recovery spending; and
3. The EU Green, Social & Sustainability Bond Leadership
 

Apr 29, 2021

09:00 London / 16:00 Singapore

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May 12, 2021

Transitioning to a zero-carbon economy remains one of the greatest challenges facing the planet, critical to ensuring we hit international targets to tackle climate change and save the natural world from irreversable degradation.

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