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Green Bonds Market 2021

Cumulative GB Issuance to date
US$1.448tn
2021 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$359.9bn
Labelled bonds aligned with CBI definitions of 'Green'
$331.0bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2021 Issuance)
$23.1bn
Jan
$ 22.317bn

Feb
$34.172bn

Mar
$65.407bn

Apr
$28.522bn

May
$36.012bn

Jun
$56.122bn

Jul
$24.596bn

Aug
$10.778bn

Sep
$72.254bn

Oct
$9.737bn

Nov

Dec

2020 TOTAL
[last updated on 30th Apr 2021 ..more information]
$297bn

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In Calendar year 2021, the labelled ESG Bond markets have shown a sharp increase in activity, and from what market participants state, there is plenty of action to come.  As per banking sources, this year’s ESG labelled  issuance is expected to cross USD 10 Billion, being 40% of the total expected offshore issuance of USD 25 Billion.

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