China issued 11 labeled green bonds in January

China issued 11 labeled green bonds in January 2020, with a total issuance of 7.113 billion yuan, according to the latest Wind statistics.
Affected by the Chinese Spring Festival holidays, both the number and size of issued green bonds have decreased in January, respectively, by 8.33% and 59.05% year on year, and by 62.07% and 58.83% from the previous month.

China issued 11 labeled green bonds in January 2020, with a total issuance of 7.113 billion yuan, according to the latest Wind statistics.

Affected by the Chinese Spring Festival holidays, both the number and size of issued green bonds have decreased in January, respectively, by 8.33% and 59.05% year on year, and by 62.07% and 58.83% from the previous month.

The issued green bonds in January comprises six green corporate bonds, one medium-term note, three green enterprise bonds, and one green ABS.

As more and more financial practitioners innovatively incorporate ESG criteria into their investment and financing terms, ESG factors will be pushed to the forefront and have a crucial impact on corporate financing in 2020, according to the international index compiling company-MSCI’s “2020 ESG Trends to Watch” report released in January.

As more investors actively invested in ESG to reduce risks and increase returns, in the future, the integration of ESG and Smart Beta will be a significant innovation trend of domestic ESG development, providing a new perspective for the investment field, according to the ESG Investment Development Report (2019) recently published by China Securities Index Co., Ltd. indicates that in 2019.

According to Golden Credit Rating Co., Ltd, various institutions will put the focus on the research of ESG factors in the following years, as ESG investment strategy can help investors better investigate risks and avoid non-financial risks. Besides, as sustainable investment has grabbed investors’ attention, ESG investment strategy will become the mainstream in the market.

Disclaimer: This is an article created by Michael Liang for Chinasdg.org. You can find the original article here: https://chinasdg.org/2020/06/05/china-issued-11-labeled-green-bonds-in-january/.

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