What are Green Bonds?

What are Green Bonds?

Tim Skeet

35 years: Debt capital markets

Green bonds are a variant of conventional bonds, where the key point of distinction is the use of proceeds. Join Tim as he provides a detailed introduction to green bonds and highlights their key attributes.

Green bonds are a variant of conventional bonds, where the key point of distinction is the use of proceeds. Join Tim as he provides a detailed introduction to green bonds and highlights their key attributes.

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What are Green Bonds?

13 mins 49 secs

Overview

Green bonds are bonds in which the money is borrowed and used for projects that are sustainable and eco-friendly. These bonds are governed by a set of principles and have a stringent reporting process. Green bonds follow Green Bond Principles outlined by the International Capital Market Association, and the proceeds from the issuance of the bond are specifically earmarked for climate and/or environmental projects.

Key learning objectives:

  • Learn the use and purpose of Green Bonds

  • Understand how Green Bonds differ from regular bonds

  • Identify the basic principles and agencies that govern Green Bonds

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