The Canadian edition of the report 'Bonds & Climate Change - The State of the Market in 2014' is an in depth analysis of the climate-themed bonds market's size in Canada.
The Canadian edition of the report is sponsored by Sustainable Prosperity a national research and policy network based at the University of Ottawa focused on market-based approaches to build a greener economy.
The annual Bonds & Climate Change - The State of the Market in 2014 report has been commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence.
Some of the key findings
The Canadian universe - up 78 per cent over 2013
Thematic split of the Canadian Universe: Renewable energy, in particular hydro, is the primary
theme in the Canadian Climate Bonds universe, followed by low carbon transport.
Breakdown of Canadian issuers by currency - Canadian climate bonds are mostly
issued in C$, indicating strong domestic interest.
Canadian Bond Ratings - 90% of Canadian climate bonds issuance is investment grade
Top 10 Canadian issuers by amount outstanding (C$)