Bank issuance of green, social and sustainability bonds sets new record in 2019
March 13th 2020 (5.20mins)
Carola Schuler and Myles Neligan
Carola Schuler and Myles Neligan from the European banking team discuss how the increase reflects investors' increased use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria to select portfolio assets, as well as banks' growing role in financing the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Green, social and sustainability bonds take up bigger share of bank funding mix in 2019
Banks' issuance of green bonds and other debt instruments designed to support sustainability objectives set a new global record in 2019.