Posted By Rachel Alembakis on in Corporate Reporting, Environment, Fund Management

Green bond issuance from China reached US$37.1 billion (RMB248.6 billion) in 2017, a 4.5% cent increase over the previous year, according to a report issued by the Climate Bonds Initiative and China Central Depository and Clearing Co. Ltd (CCDC).

Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

During 20178, 118 green bonds were issued during 2017 – 113 onshore, five offshore. Of the US$37.1 billion in issuance, 61% were aligned with international definitions, and US$6.01 billion was Climate Bonds Certified, including the US$2.15 billion debut green bond from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) the worlds’ biggest bank. 

 

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Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.

Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

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