3 in every $4 dollars of green bonds issuance meets standards

This first-of-its-kind report reveals onne out of every four dollars of labelled debt priced in 2022 is excluded from the Climate Bonds Green Bond Database (GBDB) and one in 17 is excluded from the Climate Bonds Social and Sustainability Database (SSBDB), Climate Bonds Initiative reveals.

The screening seeks to determine general alignment of self-labelled debt to the Climate Bonds Taxonomy, based on international targets on climate change. The report explains why bonds get excluded and breaks down excluded issuance across different issuer types and nations.