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)