Taiwan unveils Sustainable Bond Market

The Taipei Exchange (TPEx) has launched a Sustainable Bond Market (SBM) listing its first three tranches of social bonds- green, social and sustainability bonds. Social bonds are debt instruments that raise money for social projects such as gender equality, green bonds environment focused, while sustainability bonds will be used to finance projects with environmental and socioeconomic benefits. The bonds are expected to help Taiwan strengthen corporate sustainability while improving financial inclusion.