The Climate Bonds Initiative has released the Discussion Paper: The Role of Exchanges in Accelerating the Growth of Green Bond Market jointly with Luxembourg Green Exchange. We are now seeking feedback from exchanges around the world before the final version is released in mid-May.
Download the report here.
- Exchanges are important for green bond market growth as they can:
Provide issuers with access to a wide range of investors
Improve the liquidity of green bonds by enabling greater market connectivity and more centralised liquidity than the over-the-counter (OTC) market
Next steps- Exchanges can accelerate the growth of the green bond market by:
Through this steps we hope to further market education and foster dialogue on green bonds between all market participants including regulators, investors, issuers, rating agencies, international standard-setting bodies, certifiers and auditors.