25 Nov '11, 1am

Climate Bond Initiative debuts first Bond Standard

The high-profile Climate Bond Initiative has this week taken a major step forward in its efforts to drive investment in green projects and businesses with the launch of its prototype Climate Bond Standard. Formally launched yesterday at an event in the City, the final approved text of the standard is designed to provide investors and governments with independently certified bonds that provide assurance that the investments are making a contribution to the delivery of a Low Carbon Economy. FURTHER READING Treasury confirms £200m of “introductory” Green Deal enticements Yeo urges Chancellor to defy calls to scrap Air Passenger Duty "We are looking for investment-grade returns that also address climate change," said Jack Ehnes, chief executive of US institutional investor the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS), which sits on the Climate Bond Initiative's S...

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