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Green bonds

Green bonds

At Barclays, we want to ensure that our customers and clients have access to financing that places green principles at its core and are committed to put our beliefs into practice with our Green Issuance Framework

The drive to net zero will be one of the defining issues of our lifetime, with implications for each one of our customers and clients.

C.S. Venkatakrishnan, Barclays Group Chief Executive Officer

We believe that we can, and should, make a positive difference for society, globally and locally. We do that through the choices we make about how we run our business, and through the commitments we make to support our communities. We prize sustainability, and recognise our role to play in leaving things better than we found them. We cannot be successful in the long term without recognising that we are at our best when our clients, customers, communities, and colleagues all progress

Latest Documents

Barclays Green Issuance Framework, July 2021 (PDF 1.4MB)

Second Party Opinion from the Carbon Trust, July 2021 (PDF 644KB)

Barclays Green Issuance Investor Report, March 2022 (PDF 752KB)

External ESG Ratings

Agency Rating Type Scale (best to worst) Barclays' 2021 Rating
MSCI MSCI ESG Rating AAA-CCC AA
Sustainalytics Sustainalytics ESG Risk Rating 0-100 25.1 (medium risk)

Full external ESG ratings and benchmarks can be viewed here.

Use the tabs to choose from: Green Senior Unsecured Notes, Green Structured Notes, Green Commercial Paper and Archived Documents.

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