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Singapore goes green with bonds

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The Edge Singapore 7/16/2021 7:9 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
Singapore goes green with bonds
Singapore corporates are issuing green bonds, sustainability bonds and sustainability linked bonds
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There is a difference between green bonds and perpetual securities, sustainability bonds and sustinability-linked bonds (SLB). Green bonds and perpetuals are likely to fund only green projects; sustainability bonds fund green and/or social projects; and the use of proceeds for sustainability bonds are broader versus green bonds and perpetuals, notes OCBC Credit Research in an update on dated July 16.

Blue bonds are a subset of green bonds, where proceeds are generally, likely to be used for marine and ocean related projects.

See also: Sembcorp Industries prices inaugural $400 mil green bond offering

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