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Green Bonds Market 2017

2017 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$93.6bn
Labelled green bonds aligned with CBI definitions
$81.1bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2017 Issuance)
$8.8bn
Jan
$12bn

Feb
$5.9bn

Mar
$9.3bn

Apr
$7.8bn

May
$13.4bn

Jun
$8bn

Jul
$7.4bn

Aug
$5.3bn

Sep
$14.7bn

Oct
$9.8bn

Nov

Dec

2016 Total
$81.6bn
2017 Estimate
$130bn

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Oct 23, 2017

Frankfurt: Manuel Adamini attending the First Sustainable Finance Gipfel Germany

Oct 25, 2017

Rio de Janeiro: Thatyanne Gasparotto speaking at the Brazil International Renewable Energy Congress (BIREC)

Oct 31, 2017

London: Sean Kidney speaking at the 2nd Africa Impact Investing Leaders Forum 2017

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