The world’s leading issuer of green bonds by volume, the European Investment Bank, has listed all of its “climate awareness” bonds on LuxSE since the issue of the first bond of the kind in 2007.
Finance green projects and boost your ESG credentials by displaying your green securities on LGX.
In 2007, LuxSE listed the first (ever) green bond to enter the market: the European Investment Bank’s “Climate Awareness Bond”. Since then, our exchange has become the leading venue for this asset class. Today, more than 160 green bonds list on our markets. Issuers range from sovereigns, Public International Bodies, agencies and development banks to financial institutions and corporates.
1st Ranking based on global share of listed green bonds
40+ Issuers of green bonds
Green bonds are debt instruments issued to fund projects that have a positive environmental or climate impact. Proceeds from these bonds are typically earmarked for green projects and are backed by the issuer’s entire balance sheet.
A number of different standards, frameworks, taxonomies and labels are included in the LGX eligibility criteria:
Note that (as per CBI) the PBOC Green Bond Endorsed Project Catalogue accepts retrofits of fossil fuel power stations, clean coal and coal efficiency improvements, and rail lines that mainly transport fossil fuels, which are not accepted under the Climate Bonds Initiative’s eligibility taxonomy.More information on international standards related to green bonds is available here.