Brett House, VP and Deputy Chief Economist, and Bob Nguyen, MD and Head, Corporate Fixed Income Origination, discuss the sustainable debt market in Canada.
Sustainable finance is top of mind for issuers and investors as the sector continues to grow. The sustainable debt market is evolving at a rapid pace, and Canada has the opportunity to lead. On this episode of Market Points, Brett House discusses Canada’s sustainable finance position in the global context and Bob Nguyen looks at the sustainability-linked bond market.
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Source: $60 billion of issuance of sustainability-linked bonds in 2021, which is five times the volume in 2020, Bloomberg Finance L.P. as at September 1, 2021.
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