Sustainable Finance Update: June 2022

A look at what’s been happening in the sustainable finance market in Australia and abroad.


Market overview May 2022

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) sustainable finance market trends

  • According to BNEF, US$587.9bn of sustainable debt was issued in the year to date, this is lower than the US$714.0bn issued during the same period in 2021.
  • Aside from green bonds and sustainability linked bonds, every other format of sustainable debt has experienced lower issuance volume compared to the same period in 2021.
  • Green bonds continue to be the most popular format, accounting for ~43% of total sustainable debt and has surpassed issuance during the same period in 2021.
Source: BNEF Sustainable Debt Tool (May 31, 2022)

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