22 Feb '16, 11am

Apple is first U.S. tech company to issue green bonds

Apple frequently uses debt rather than its flush cash coffers to finance corporate initiatives, such as stock repurchase programs — it makes sense to do so for tax reasons. But, the company’s latest appeal to the public debt markets includes another “first” for Apple and the tech industry at large: Apple is issuing $1.5 billion in green bonds to pay for a wide range of environmental initiatives. The issue is the largest ever to be undertaken by a U.S. company. Broadly speaking, green bonds are specifically designated for projects that mitigate the effects of climate change. That rather vague description could cover anything from green building projects to renewable energy investments. Goldman Sachs & Co., Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities and J.P. Morgan are managing Apple’s offering. The company also hired consulting firm Sustainalytics to provide an...

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