Opinion

Why we should be optimistic about the future of sustainable bonds

With UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessments pointing to increases in climate-related natural disasters, such as this tornado in the US, governments will have to prioritise climate policies. (Photo: Bryan Tarnowski/Bloomberg)

Despite sustainable bonds’ disappointing performance last year, the clear need for massive climate-related investment is one reason among many to remain positive.

After many years of growth, the 2022 issuance of sustainable finance bonds suffered its first year-on-year drop across its main categories, including green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked bonds.

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