France returns to top of global green bond ranking

Euractiv | Jun 26, 2019 at 4:36 PM
  • With more than €15 billion worth of green bonds issued since January, France has become a leader of green finance, ahead of the US and the Netherlands.
  • Since 2014, the group, a pioneer in green finance, has issued €8.75 billion in green bonds, making it “the world’s leading corporate issuer of green bonds,” a statistic the group is pleased to report.
  • Of the French green bonds issued, worth €15.3 billion, the share of public sector players is significant.