Report on the Global Green Bonds Market:Moody’s

Date: October 21, 2015

Climate Bond green projects debt instrument

India to lead green bond market in Asia: Moody's

Moody’s Investors Service on 19 October 2015 released a report on the global green bonds market titled Third Quarter Issuance Lags, but COP21-Linked Increase Is Likely.The report says that in the third quarter (Q3) of 2015, the global green bond issuance reached 7.5 billion dollar, compared to bond issuance of 27.2 billion dollar in Q3 2014. But the increase is down from Q2, Moody’s expects issuance will pick up in the last quarter and exceed 40 billion dollar for the full year 2015.

Titled of Report – Third Quarter Issuance Lags, but COP21-Linked Increase Is Likely.

India has come up as an early leader in Asia's incipient green bond market and is expected to be a prominent driver of regional issuance in coming years, Moody's Investors Service today said. India has set a target of 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022.
India and China offering sizeable growth potential with an ambitious targets on building out renewable energy capacity.

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About Green Bonds- 
Bond is a debt instrument with which an entity raises money from investors. Green bonds are similar to these bonds with a difference that they are being raised to fund “green projects”. It is also known as Climate Bond.