The issuance of green bonds amounted to US$354 billion for the first three quarters of 2021, already surpassing the record high of US$297 billion issued last year. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
The issuance of green bonds amounted to US$354 billion for the first three quarters of 2021, already surpassing the record high of US$297 billion issued last year. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS

JPMorgan expects ESG bond issuance in Asia to nearly double in 2022 amid investor demand and climate change efforts

  • The US dollar-denominated ESG bond supply in Asia, excluding Japan, has already reached a record high of US$58.6 billion year-to-date
  • Investor demand, greater adoption of ESG strategies by issuers, government policy and regulatory requirements are all expected to boost ESG bonds

Topic |   ESG investing
The issuance of green bonds amounted to US$354 billion for the first three quarters of 2021, already surpassing the record high of US$297 billion issued last year. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
The issuance of green bonds amounted to US$354 billion for the first three quarters of 2021, already surpassing the record high of US$297 billion issued last year. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
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