China and EU break ground with green bond taxonomy key

The effort to connect China’s green bond market with that of the Western world took a step forward on Saturday, with the launch of a technical document designed to make the two markets’ standards mutually intelligible.

  • By Jon Hay
  • 11 Nov 2017

The white paper, released at the COP 23 climate change conference in Bonn on Saturday, is called 'The need for a common language in Green Finance'. 

It is the first of its kind, and could become a kernel of a global system to make green investment simpler for investors, ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 7,570.03 58 7.03%
2 HSBC 7,201.69 47 6.68%
3 BNP Paribas 5,775.37 38 5.36%
4 JPMorgan 5,114.14 35 4.75%
5 Citi 4,840.44 23 4.49%