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 %
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1 HSBC 372.83 2 8.75%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 356.81 2 8.38%
3 Danske Bank 249.03 1 5.85%
4 JPMorgan 243.62 3 5.72%
5 UniCredit 231.81 2 5.44%