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RBC Green Bond Overview

Green Bonds will be used to finance or refinance, in whole or in part, eligible businesses and projects that promote the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient and sustainable economy and provide clear environmental sustainability benefits (“Eligible Assets”).

Eligible Assets may include, but are not limited to, loans to businesses and projects that fall within the “Eligible Categories” as defined within the RBC Green Bond Framework(PDF opens in new window).

Eligible Categories consist of the following seven categories:

  • Renewable energy
  • Energy efficiency
  • Pollution prevention and control
  • Clean transportation
  • Environmentally sustainable management of living natural resources and land use
  • Sustainable water and wastewater management
  • Green buildings