Analysis of industry figures by law firm Linklaters suggests 2023 is set to be a record year for the booming green bonds market
Follows launch of UK's first green gilt in September 2021, which at the time marked largest inaugural green issuance by any sovereign state
But Climate Bones Initiative predicts 2023 will prove a 'stellar year' worldwide for global green bond issuance, as net zero transition gathers pace
LSE to admit its first green bond to be issued by a sovereign wealth fund, but observers warn petrostate's green pledges are 'bound to raise eyebrows'
Water company uses green bond to fund development of 400km strategic pipeline to transport water to drier parts of the country
UK financial services sector critical to meeting climate goals but more support is needed, Social Market Foundation report argues
Global sustainable debt issuances approached $1.1tr last year, with some parts of the market growing 10-fold, according to the Climate Bonds Initiative