Risk of greenwashing stokes interest in sustainability taxonomies

Author: Karry Lai | Published: 9 Oct 2019

From transition bonds to sustainable development goal (SDG) bonds, various versions of green bonds are popping up in the market. While some believe they can help generate interest in sustainable investing, what is needed is global harmonisation on sustainable taxonomies.

This harmonisation is key to creating more confidence for green issuances, according to panellists at the International Capital Market Association’s green, social and sustainability bond markets conference in Japan.

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