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  • Improving pricing dynamics 'could spur Chinese corporate green bond growth'

    31 July 2023

    The market will have to "wait a little longer" before it sees increased green bond issuance from private corporate issuers in China, due to the adverse pricing dynamics present in the market, according to Sustainable Fitch.

  • Fitch: ISSB is 'catalyst for every Chinese firm' on sustainability reporting

    24 July 2023

    The development of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) disclosure guidelines are a "very important signal" to Chinese firms to improve sustainability reporting if they want to secure greater access to international capital, according to Sustainable Fitch.

  • Chinese onshore green bond quality 'improving'

    10 July 2023

    An increasing number of Chinese onshore green bonds are allocating all of their proceeds to green activities, with consolidation of the regulatory environment in the country expected to drive further progress.

  • Indian green taxonomy 'crucial' to boosting domestic green bond market

    13 February 2023

    Sustainable Fitch said the Indian sovereign green bond debut will increase interest in domestic green bond issuance, but that it was "crucial" that the Indian government finalise its green taxonomy to boost issuance.

  • Chinese investors 'dubious' about Hong Kong green bond issuance

    24 January 2023

    Chinese investors are "dubious" about offshore green bond issuances in Hong Kong because of the lack of green bond rules in place in the financial centre , Sustainable Fitch has told Environmental Finance.

  • Chinese firms 'must improve ESG' in APAC listing pivot from US

    26 August 2022

    Chinese companies delisting from the US may need to improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach if they wish to shift their secondary listing to Hong Kong or Singapore...

  • China green bond principles 'important' but imperfect

    22 August 2022

    Publication of the China GBPs has potential wide-ranging implications for the green bond market, but they remain a work in progress. Ahren Lester reports