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Green Bonds Market 2019

2019 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$186.1bn
Labelled green bonds aligned with CBI definitions
$154.2bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2018 Issuance)
$44.8bn
Jan
$20.40bn

Feb
$18.89bn

Mar
$15.97bn

Apr
$18.79bn

May
$29.20bn

Jun
$21.49bn

Jul
$24.88bn

Aug
$11.93bn

Sep
$20.89bn

Oct
$3.61bn

Nov

Dec

$170.9bn
2019 Estimate
$250bn

Blog

Highlights: USD20.9bn September GB issuance dominated by issuers from China (USD5.6bn) and France (...
Certification opportunities available for green issuers: Multiple cities, multiple markets:...
This month digest is divided into three sections: Market News & Analysis, EU Taxonomy coverage...
A busy October for the Climate Bonds team in the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe. Here's your...
Landmark achievement of Green Bonds Program Kenya and green finance in East Africa   A first for...

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Events

Oct 14, 2019 to Oct 15, 2019

Sean Kidney speaks at TEG Sustainable Finance in Brussels.

Oct 14, 2019

Olumide Lala promotes workshop at the Federal Ministry of Environment to inaugurate Interministerial Committee for the 28 MDAs on Green Bonds in Abuja, Nigeria.

Oct 15, 2019 to Oct 19, 2019

Prashant Vaze attends the WRI Adaptation & Resilience retreat in Washington, where each of the BMU funded A&R projects will be presented.

Oct 15, 2019 to Oct 16, 2019

Olumide Lala speaks as panelist at the Conference for Directors of Licensed Pension Operator on "Driving Economic Development through a Sustainable Pension Industry" in Abuja, Nigeria.

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