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 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 413.42 2 8.08%
2 HSBC 372.83 2 7.29%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 356.81 2 6.98%
4 Danske Bank 343.95 2 6.72%
5 Morgan Stanley 305.53 1 5.97%