Tag: Green bonds

S&P Global’s May IFR Outlook looks to a decarbonised world economy

The latest issue of Infrastructure Outlook from S&P Global – which brings together the key infrastructure and project finance-related research and rating update news from the past month – focuses on why growth in the green bond market will be key to a sustainable world economy. Exploring the success of this nascent market, Michael Wilkins, …

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As green bonds go from strength to strength, China holds the key, says S&P

As investors around the world aim to decarbonise billions of pounds’ worth of their portfolios in a move away from a dependence on fossil fuels, government-led financial incentive schemes such as the promotion of ‘green bonds’ – a tax-exempt bond issued specifically to fund environmentally friendly projects – will be crucial. In fact, new research from …

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Corporate bond issuers get green fingers, says S&P report

A new report released by Standard & Poor’s, titled ‘Corporate Bond Market Shows Its Green Shoots’ suggests that global green bond issuance – aimed at funding environmentally friendly investments – more than tripled over the course of 2014. The report goes on to predict that green bond issuance will hit $30 billion, and potentially more, …

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