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Green Bonds Market 2018

2018 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$11.6bn
Labelled green bonds aligned with CBI definitions
$11.0bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2017 Issuance)
$0bn
Jan
$7.6bn

Feb
$4bn

Mar

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May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

2017 Total
$156.7bn
2018 Estimate
$250bn

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In 2017 we saw: The year of the sovereigns and the rise of country level and regional green...
Report launch today in Stockholm First comprehensive overview of all Nordic green bonds issued in...
Investors can hear the latest China green finance developments from Sean Kidney, newly returned...
Climate Bonds Initiative publishes first Nordic and Baltic Public Sector Green Bonds Study, with...
We have made some tweaks to our Market Blog format to make it easier for readers to keep up with...

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Events

Feb 19, 2018

London: Sean Kidney addressing London Business School

Feb 27, 2018

Santa Monica: Justine Leigh-Bell participating in a Financial Innovations Lab at California State Treasurer’s Green Bonds Symposium hosted the Milken Institute

Feb 28, 2018

Santa Monica: Justine Leigh-Bell speaking at Day 2 California State Treasurer's Green Bonds Symposium hosted by Environmental Finance

Mar 20, 2018

London: Sean Kidney opening the 2018 Climate Bonds Annual Conference

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