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Social Bonds Introduction

Social Bonds Introduction

Keith Mullin

35 years: Capital markets editorial

In the introductory video to this social bonds series, Keith defines a social bond and discusses their different applications. He further outlines the development of the social bond market along with the key challenges the market faces today.

In the introductory video to this social bonds series, Keith defines a social bond and discusses their different applications. He further outlines the development of the social bond market along with the key challenges the market faces today.

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Social Bonds Introduction

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Overview

Labelled social bonds finance or refinance projects intended to offer target populations opportunities for social and economic betterment and improved wellness. Eligible use-of-proceeds can span multiple sectors, so the social bond market has a wider group of potential issuers than the green bond market. Labelled social bonds have experienced a meteoric rise in 2020 as Covid-19 created large-scale need to fund public-health projects and economic fallout quickly.

Key learning objectives:

  • Describe labelled social bonds

  • Identify the areas social bonds have been issued to finance

  • Identify who issues social bonds

  • Understand how social bonds differ from conventional bonds

  • Understand how big the social bond market is

  • Outline some key challenges to the social bond market

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