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Green Bonds Market 2021

Cumulative GB Issuance to date
US$1.185tn
2021 Issuance
(aligned with CBI definitions)
$104.5bn
Labelled bonds aligned with CBI definitions of 'Green'
$94.8bn
Labelled green bonds not aligned with CBI definitions (and excluded from 2021 Issuance)
$2.5bn
Jan
$ 18.64bn

Feb
$29.01bn

Mar
$43.45bn

Apr
$13.35bn

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

2020 TOTAL
[last updated on Jan 15 ..more information]
$269bn

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Climate Bonds Initiative and Danske Bank in discussions on the implications of the EU Taxonomy Delegated Act and the Sustainable Bond market.

Apr 27, 2021

11:00 London/ 12:00 Paris/ 17:00 Bangkok

How did the market perform last year? Join us for the findings & new trends that dominated the market in 2020.  

Apr 29, 2021

09:00 London / 16:00 Singapore

ASEAN the fastest growing region showed continued momentum, join us for the complete overview of 2020!

May 12, 2021

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