The segment bundles all bonds included in trading on the Frankfurt stock exchange that meet the Green Bond Principles of the International Capital Markets Association.
Green bonds are bonds whose issue proceeds are used to finance environment-related projects. In addition to banks, they are also issued by corporations and governments. There are no legal regulations regarding classification, but private initiatives have set standards for market transparency in order to ensure the sustainable quality of the bonds.
The Green Bond segment on Börse Frankfurt bundles bonds that meet the Green Bond Principles of the International Capital Markets Association. These guidelines relate to the use of the bond volume, the project selection process, management and ongoing reporting.
The bonds are listed on various European stock exchanges and included in trading in Frankfurt.
Around 150 bonds on Börse Frankfurt currently meet these criteria.