February 5, 2021 |
Debt sales under provisions that classify the transactions as sustainable or green or social bonds are expected to hit a record of more than $650 billion in 2021, according to a new study by Moody's.
"The total $650 billion will be comprised of approximately $375 billion of green bonds, $150 billion of social bonds and $125 billion of sustainability bonds. Sustainable bonds may represent 8%-10% of total global bond issuance in 2021," Moody's said, adding that the total figure for this current ye
ESG issues could tally $375 bln in green bonds, $150 bln in social bonds and $125 bln in sustainability-linked bonds, rating agency says