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Sustainable Bonds Insight 2021

Sustainable Bonds Insight 2021

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Top 15 largest sectors issuing in 2021 so far

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Breakdown of the top 15* largest issuing sectors of green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked bonds in 2021 as of 7 May 2021. So far this year the financial sector has been dominant, with nearly 45% of financial issuances being green bonds. National governments, which have issued less than a third of financials are the second largest sector of 2021, whereas local governments/municipalities are the third largest, issuing just over a third of the value of National Governments. Green bonds have made up a much larger of National government issuance than local governments this year, at 77.5% versus just over 44% for local governments.

*Top 15 excluding sectors that fall into the "other" category


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