Issuers, investors urged to grab opportunity in green bonds

Jonathan Boyd
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Columbia Threadneedle and Amundi have issued calls for investors to pay closer heed to green bonds, while urging issuers such as the UK's Debt Manaqement Office to provide more securities of this type. Commenting on the issue, Simon Bond, director, Responsible Investment Portfolio Management at Columbia Threaneedle Investments, said that in the wake of a week in which the UK's parliamentarians issued a motion declaring an "environment and climate emergency", the UK government now should make green gilts a reality. "Now is the time for the UK Government to consider issuing green gilts....

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Jonathan Boyd
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Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.