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In just six years the global green bond market has grown from a few million dollars in issuances to nearly $700 billion today. In its brief history, the market has been dominated by sovereign, sub-sovereign, and financial corporate issuers, but over the past few years it has seen diversification to more sectors (including non-financial corporates), and how proceeds are used, such as sustainable transport, water infrastructure, and waste. The biggest shift? Green bonds are now tapping the brownest of sectors, as the biggest global emitters and polluters see an opportunity to transition their business models. Learn more about what you might be missing out on in green bonds.

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