Green bonds: For the small investor, not easy being green

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About 10 years ago, the World Bank issued the first green bonds. The idea was to finance sustainable projects and businesses, ones that have a positive environmental or social impact.

The EU’s determination to phase out carbon emissions entirely within 30 years is already giving birth to hundreds of projects seeking financing with green bonds. Today, the market for these debt instruments is worth about $500 billion. And 37 per cent of the European Recovery Fund is to be financed with bonds dedicated to sustainable investment.

This has been a boon to retail investors, who cannot access many of the...


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Green bonds: For the small investor, not easy being green


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