Green Bonds Break Records as China Pilots Large-scale Green Financing

6 July 2017 – Recent developments demonstrate that climate finance is gaining traction across-the-board with new issuances breaking records. For example, the European Investment Bank (EIB) issued the “longest ever” green bond with a 30-year duration maturing in 2047, while Apple Inc. retains its title for the largest green bond. Meanwhile in China, the government will hand out incentives to financial institutions that support environmentally friendly industries in five pilot zones. Read the full article on the website of the SDG Knowledge Hub.