Sustainable Bond Market

 

Leading the world’s sustainable finance ecosystem

London Stock Exchange’s dedicated Sustainable Bond Market (SBM) champions innovative issuers in sustainable finance, and improves access, flexibility and transparency for investors.  

As the demand from investors and companies to manage climate risks and create impact becomes ever more important, our expanded SBM offers a wide range of opportunities for green, sustainable and social bonds, in addition to bonds from green economy issuers and most recently sustainability-linked bonds. 

The depth and breadth of London's markets provides a deep pool of capital to help lead the transition to a sustainable and low-carbon economy. LSEG provides guidance and support to issuers through variety of channels, including the Issuer Services platform and other Group services. Sustainable bonds can also be traded through MTS, Europe’s leading electronic trading platform for public sector debt.

 

  • Access a deep pool of capital

Sustainable finance debt instruments are an ideal way for business to tap into the huge $100 trillion pool of private capital managed by global institutional fixed-income investors.

  • Send a clear sustainable signal to the market

Issuing a sustainable finance debt instrument provides a signal that your business has a meaningful sustainability strategy, has identified material environmental risks and opportunities that the business faces and investing to deliver on them.

  • Build a stronger sustainability dialogue

The extra disclosure required to issue a sustainable debt instrument creates greater levels of dialogue between borrowers and lenders, improving your relationship with investors.

  • Motivate your people on sustainability

The process of issuing a sustainable finance debt instrument can galvanize management and staff around the concept of sustainability and the role of the business in delivering a sustainable future.

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Find out about the recent insights and reports

Debt Capital Markets 2021 Year in Review

 

The London Stock Exchange is pleased to share its 2021 Debt Capital Markets Review. The report provides an overview of global DCM activity and highlights from the London Stock Exchange, including key transactions and initiatives within the financial community.

Key Highlights include:

Global Trends in the Debt Capital Markets – over £515 billion on London

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2021 - A year of opportunity

Whilst 2020 was a year of resilience, 2021 was a year of opportunity.

The landscape changed and the markets were buoyant. We were at the heart of the action - helping our clients uncover new opportunities and growth; supporting issuers in raising capital to fund innovation and sustainability initiatives and supporting our trading clients in tapping into global liquidity.

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London Stock Exchange's Voluntary Carbon Markets solution – accelerating the availability of financing for projects supporting the low-carbon transition.

 The London Stock Exchange is developing a new market solution to accelerate the availability of financing for projects that will support a just transition to a low-carbon economy.  The goal is to address two major challenges: access to capital at scale for the development of new climate projects worldwide; and primary market access to a long-term supply of high-quality carbon cre

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Supporting issuers with ESG data

ESG data and disclosure: a new tool for issuers

The number and scale of investors demanding greater disclosure of ESG-related data and integrating ESG into their capital allocation decision making continues to gather pace around the world.

The BlackRock Global Client Sustainable Investing Survey[1] indicated that investors plan to

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