Expectations for Lending of Green Loans in Japan

Domestically, green loans to renewable energy and green buildings have been mainly issued so far. Looking at the Green Loan market obtaining external reviews, it was 14 billion yen in 2018, but in 2019 it has grown to about 65.2 billion yen.

Green Loan Amount in Japan

An Illustration:Green Loan Amount in Japan

Global Market Status

With heightened global interest in ESG investment, the global green loans market has seen rapid growth. According to Environmental Finance, the total value of global green loans grew from 5.8 billion USD in 2017, to 29.1 billion USD in 2019.

Global Green Loan Amount

An Illustration:Global Green Loan Amount
  • * The amount of green loans totals the value amount of loans labeled as such in the Environmental Finance database. Environmental Finance does not have its own screening criteria but rather aims to track and include all self-labelled loans.
  • Source: Created by the Ministry of Environment based on the Environmental Finance Database (data as of Janauary 31, 2021)

Global Green Loan Amount (by Region)

An Illustration:Global Green Loan Amount (by Region)
  • * The amount of green loans totals the value amount of loans labeled as such in the Environmental Finance database. Environmental Finance does not have its own screening criteria but rather aims to track and include all self-labelled loans.
  • Source: Created by the Ministry of Environment based on the Environmental Finance Database (data as of January 31, 2021)