Green Bond/Loan

SMBC Group strives to further contribute to the sustainability and improvement of the global environment through green bonds issuance and loans execution.

SMBC Group applies the net proceeds of green bonds and green loans to finance qualifying renewable energy generation and energy efficiency projects.

SMBC Group has a strong track record in providing project finance for renewal energy (solar energy, wind energy, etc.) both domestically and internationally.

Track Record of Green Bond Issues

In October 2015, SMBC, SMBC Group's main operating bank, issued USD denominated green bonds. It was the first green bond issuance among Japanese private financial institutions. Since then, SMBC Group regularly issues green bonds.


Green Bonds Issuance by SMBC_SMFG

Green Finance Framework

SMBC Group issues green bonds and executes green loans and manages them based on Green Finance Framework in accordance with "the Green Bond Principles" published by the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), "the Green Bond and Sustainability Linked Bond Guidelines" published by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, "the Green Loan Principles" published by the Loan Market Association (LMA), the Asia-Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA), and the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), and "the Green Loan and Sustainability Linked Loan Guidelines" published by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan.



Reporting Archive

Annual Reporting

As of Mar.2023
Bond

Notes External
Review
Management
Assertion
Investor
Report
SMFG EUR500mn
0.934% due2024
Sustainalytics Review SMFG 2017 FY3/2023 Annual Report
SMBC USD227.8mn
3.370% due2023

SMBC AUD83.2mn
2.900% due2023
Sustainalytics Review SMBC 2018
SMFG EUR500mn
0.465% due2024
Sustainalytics Review SMFG 2019
SMFG USD500mn
0.508% due2024
Sustainalytics Review SMFG 2021
SMFG USD500mn
2.472% due2029
Sustainalytics Review SMFG 2022 SMFG
SMBC USD150mn
4.670% due2027

SMBC AUD52mn
4.790% due2027
Sustainalytics Review SMBC 2022 SMBC

Loan

Loans External
Review
Management
Assertion
Investor
Report
SMFG USD100mn due
Dec. 2030
Sustainalytics Review SMFG 2022 SMFG FY3/2023 Annual Report
SMFG USD80mn due
Dec.2037

Reporting Archive


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