Green Bond Highlights 2017

Green Bond Highlights 2017

 

 

Climate Bonds Initiative final analysis of annual green bond issuance for 2017 shows a December 31st tally of USD155.5bn, a new global record, up 78% on the adjusted 2016 figure of USD87.2bn and well over our USD130bn estimate for the year.  ​

Download the full report here.

 

The Key Figures:

  • USD155.5bn - total green bond issuance
  • Over 1500 green bond issues
  • 78% - growth on 2016
  • 37 countries from all continents
  • 239 different issuers
  • 146 new issuers
  • USD10.7bn – largest single green bond
  • 3 Sovereign Green Bonds: France, Fiji, Nigeria 

 

2018 Green Bonds Forecast

Climate Bonds initial green bonds forecast for CY 2018 is USD250-300bn. That means a minimum of 60%+ growth on our 2017 figures. 

Download the full report for more figures and for our seven trends to watch for in 2018.

 

 

 

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