Growing green bonds could help the environment
Whilst climate change is seen as one of the main sources of risk for global economies and societies, green bonds represent one instrument to finance the move towards a lower-carbon economy.
Dr Ivan Sangiorgi and Dr Lisa Schopohl provided supporting analysis for a newly published report by the Climate Bond Initiative (CBI) - the first Green Bond European Investor Survey, surveying fixed income asset managers to gain understanding on how climate change can be addressed through investment decisions.
The survey suggests that there is a strong appetite for green bonds but a lack of green bond supply to meet investor demand, with investors also reporting to value green credentials.
These findings will have important implications for investors and regulators. Read the full piece here.