Sustainable and green finance facilitates and targets ventures and projects aimed at enhancing ESG resilience and pathways towards sustainability. A large focus of sustainable finance is the transition to renewable energy and lowered emissions. Social bonds target positive social outcomes, whereas sustainability bonds can run the whole gambit of sustainable initiatives.
The 2021 green bond market is forecasted to be $375 billion. Social bonds: $150 billion. Sustainability bonds $125 billion (Moody's).
Sustainable finance requires 3rd party, verifiable data and clear, well designed metrics and KPIs.