Author: Carla Fowler

investing in green bonds

investing in green bonds

Traditionally, socially responsible investing meant buying shares of companies that were not in the alcohol, gambling, gun or tobacco business or that helped the environment, as well as mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETF) that owned them. But lately, the idea…

Good links for the Earth

Good links for the Earth

Green bonds or good-for-the-earth bonds are back: issuance of environmentally friendly securities hit a new record high in September, totaling more than $50 billion, after the pandemic slowed sales in the first part of the year. Following Germany’s first green…

Green investment

Green investment

A green bond is a debt security (green investment) issued by an organization for the purpose of financing or refinancing projects that contribute positively to the environment and/or climate. A green bond is alternatively known as a climate bond. How…

Green bond work

Green bond work

Stakeholders around the world are concerned about the irreversible damage being done to the earth’s ecosystem, which is why the green or sustainable bond has been created. There is a common belief among people that the natural habitat of planet…

How green bonds work

How green bonds work

What are green bonds? Green bonds provide investors with the opportunity to invest directly in the fight against climate change while offering a fixed return. Bonds can also provide greater security with lower risk than equity investments such as publicly…

Bonos verdes, para qué sirven

Bonos verdes, para qué sirven

Green bonds are specifically aimed at financing or repaying green projects, i.e. sustainable and socially responsible projects in areas as diverse as renewable energy, energy efficiency, clean transportation or responsible waste management. Companies such as CMI Capital have issued a…

Medio ambiente e inversión

Medio ambiente e inversión

A green bond is a bond whose proceeds are used to finance environmentally friendly projects. These relatively new bonds are gaining popularity among investors at an exponential rate. Green bond issuance for 2019 was $254 billion; the first recognized green…

América Latina en bonos verdes

At least five Latin American governments and several companies are considering selling debt to finance environmentally friendly projects in what is expected to be the region’s most active year for issuing so-called green bonds since 2017. Latin American governments are…

El auge de los bonos ESG

El auge de los bonos ESG

Sustainable investing has gained significant momentum in recent years as a way for companies to demonstrate corporate social responsibility in the community by meeting a wide range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives. Increasingly, issuers are also finding that they…

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