Hong Kong Monetary Authority

HKMA ESG Regulations

As Hong Kong’s central bank, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority is responsible for banking industry supervision and financial policy formulation. It has also incorporated sustainable factors into its decision-making, such as formulating a net-zero plan for the banking industry and establishing Hong Kong green taxonomy. 

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is responsible for implementing the government’s green bond program. Green bonds are not only open to institutional investors and individual investors, but also combined with financial technology to complete tokenization pilots.

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Hong Kong Issues Institutional Green Bonds

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stated that it has successfully issued institutional green bonds based on the government’s green bond program, with a total value of $6 billion

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Hong Kong Issues Tokenized Government Green Bonds

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) recently announced that Hong Kong’s first tokenized government green bonds were successfully issued. The green bond is based on the government’s green bond plan and is also the first officially issued tokenized green bond in the world

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Introduction to Hong Kong Green Bond Program

In 2018, Hong Kong launched the government green bond program for the first time, with an initial borrowing ceiling of HK $100 billion (about $12.8 billion). This borrowing limit was increased to HK $200 billion ($25.6 billion) in 2021. The funds raised by green bonds are mainly