S&P Global Ratings writes for the GGKP Insights Blog on the many types of green financing (not just bonds)

There are three key green financing trends to consider in 2018, writes Michael Wilkins, Head of Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings, for the UN’s Green Growth Knowledge Platform’s (GGKP) Insights Blog. These are: an expanding sovereign green bond market; diversification of the green finance market (through new financing tools, not just green bonds); and a greater use of blended finance – a combination of capital from public, national development bank, and private sources.

“Slowing the effects of climate change is the principal concern, says Michael, “and this can be achieved by mobilizing both public and private finance to fund the transition to a low-carbon economy, across all regions.”

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