01 Nov 2019
01 Nov 2019
With the inexorable rise in demand for ESG investments, Lyxor ETF is bringing the latest thought leadership straight to investors. In this guest vlog, Serena Vento, Director of Fundraising & Partnerships at the Climate Bonds Initiative, explains why ethical investors are embracing green bonds to help decarbonise their portfolios.
We caught up with Serena in Paris during one of our ESG roadshows and asked her why ethical investors are clamouring for green bonds. In short, green bonds have made it very easy for investors to shift capital at scale towards projects and assets aligned with a 2-degree pathway. “It’s a market that’s experienced enormous amounts of growth starting in 2013 with a few millions, and in just about 6 years has grown into $680bn outstanding globally in labelled green bonds”.
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