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  • Green Bond Principles publishes translations of its international guidelines
Green Bond Principles publishes translations of its international guidelines
14 September 2017
  • This move highlights market internationalisation and strength of the GBP community
  • The Green Bond market is growing rapidly, supported by internationally accepted voluntary guidelines produced by the Green Bond Principles (GBP)
  • In response to demand and to facilitate global use of the standards key documentation is being published in 20 languages
Issuance in the green bond market now stands at over $72billion for the year to date, and on target to significantly exceed the previous record of $81billion for the whole of 2016 (Source: Climate Bonds Initiative). The diversity of issuers is expanding rapidly globally and across issuer types, encompassing financial institutions, supranational and corporate issuers, as well as recent landmark inaugural sovereign issues from France and Poland. The geographic spread of issuers has also increased in both developed and emerging markets, in all continents. The common thread remains the reliance on the GBP.

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