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Sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) are structured with issuer level sustainability performance SPTs (Sustainability Performance Targets) measured against KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) rather than specific projects and can fund any corporate activity.

The chart depicts the most frequently used KPIs and their pro rata bond value ($M). There are 26 different KPIs that issuers have used when issuing SLBs. The most frequently used KPI is “GHG emissions absolute – scope 1” (100) and their bond value stands at $30 billion.

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