Market debates green capital support idea

Policymakers and market participants are divided over a proposal to lower bank capital requirements for green assets, after the European Commission said this week that it was considering new measures to promote sustainable finance.

  • By Jasper Cox
  • 13 Dec 2017
“We are looking positively at the European Parliament's proposal to amend capital charges for banks to boost green investments and loans by introducing a so-called green supporting factor,” said European commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis, in charge of financial stability, financial services and the capital markets union in a speech ...

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Global Green Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,648.43 21 7.57%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 5,070.38 26 6.80%
3 BNP Paribas 4,837.99 21 6.49%
4 Citi 4,561.72 19 6.12%
5 HSBC 3,923.49 28 5.26%