Global sustainable bond issuance volume reached a cumulative total of €377.78bn as of 24 June 2021) with issuer types and geographies becoming increasingly diversified, according to the International Capital Markets Association (‘ICMA’).
Berlin Hyp (€500mn, 10yr issuance) and China Construction Bank (€970mn, 3 and 5yr issuances) entered the Sustainability-Linked Bond (‘SLB’) market for the first time in April of 2021. Berlin Hyp included Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs) linked to the reduction of carbon intensity of their commercial real estate loan portfolio while China Construction Bank aims to increase of proportion of green loan portfolios across the firm.Link to resource Download source
Sectors: Buildings, Finance
Country / Region: EuropeTags: Banks, bonds, capital markets, carbon, carbon intensity, citizens, economic capital, efficient construction of buildings, Industry Regulators, Institutional Investors, loans, National Regulators, SMARTER, Supranational Regulators, sustainability, targets
In 5 user collections: Green Home Investment Platform – Industry Regulators , Green Home Investment Platform – National Regulators , Green Home Investment Platform – Supranational Regulators , Green Home Investment Platform – Institutional Investors , Green Home Investment Platform – Banks
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Author: International Capital Markets Association: Nicholas Pfaff, Valérie Guillaumin, Simone Utermarck, Ozgur Altun