|Green finance is calling out for
government issuances to kickstart the market
The global climate finance market has had quite a warm
start in 2017. In the first fortnight of January alone we've
seen France issue sovereign green notes for the first time -
which would have been a world first had Poland not just surged
ahead, closing in late December - and the first Climate
Bonds-certified fixed rate loan in Europe.
Add that to announcements from Sweden, Nigeria, Australia
and Kenya to follow suit at the end of last year, and the next
12 months are shaping up to be something really meaningful.
Issuance in 2016 was over double that of...