14 Jul '17, 3pm

Environmental impact bonds: Next big thing for green investments?

Every year, about 2 billion gallons of polluted water seep into two rivers and a creek in Washington, DC, when sewers overflow during heavy rainfall. Reducing such flows into local watersheds – and protecting critical wetlands – is a growing challenge for cities worldwide as intense rainstorms become more prevalent and clean water more precious. Like DC, a growing number of state and local governments are looking to wetland restoration and other nature-based solutions to try to tackle longstanding water management and conservation needs in a changing climate. Only problem is, who will fund such non-traditional infrastructure projects as public funding sources become increasingly stretched? Try private-sector investors willing to bet on a “pay-for-success” bond offering, a new financial tool that ties rewards to measurable social or environmental outcomes. Environmental imp...

Full article: https://www.edf.org/blog/2017/07/14/environmental-impact-...

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