30 Apr '18, 7am

How JPMorgan Chase commits to 'clean financing'

Sustainable finance might seem an oxymoron — economic investors do not necessarily have a vested input in protecting the environment. As the effects of climate change become more apparent, however, institutional investors are drastically growing their stake in a sustainable vision of the future. Erin Robert is head of capital strategies of sustainable finance at JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest asset management companies in the world. She talked at GreenBiz 18 in Phoenix with Joel Makower about JPMorgan’s position in "the financial arms race" that green financing is quickly becoming. According to Robert, the green bond market surpassed $300 billion in investments last year, and has grown 25 percent in the last three years. She believes that both "business and the private sector have a role to play." This involves advising clients towards sustainable investments, underwri...

Full article: https://www.greenbiz.com/article/how-jpmorgan-chase-commi...

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