Sweden to issue green bonds by 2020

Jonathan Boyd
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The Swedish government has tasked the Swedish National Debt Office (Riksgälden) with issuing green bonds by 2020, to raise funds for budget expenditure on sustainable investments and projects. Green bonds have previously been issued by both private and public entities in Sweden, but this will mark the first time that central government debt is issued this way. The Debt Office is set to analyse how the issue should be made, as it works with the country's Government Offices to develop a 'green framework' necessary to distinguish green bonds from other bonds. The framework will also determi...

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Jonathan Boyd

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