The rapid growth of green bond issuances is evidence that markets are responding to the financial sector’s increasing recognition of the need for action on climate change. Predicted to double in 2014, green bonds offer a source of hope and action as these instruments find international traction and the support of major financial institutions. As You Sow is hosting a series of webinars to focus on this important issue.
Investing in a Greener, Greater Commonwealth is a new impact report detailing results from the state’s groundbreaking green bond issuances. The report finds that despite a difficult market, $100 million in Green Bonds garnered more than $130 million in orders, an oversubscription of 30%. The state benefited from 154 different retail orders and 10 unique institutional orders, as well as 7 new institutional and professional retail investors.
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Risk, Reward, and Opportunity
From As You Sow and
Cornell Institute of Public Affairs
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