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World Bank : Growing the Green Bond Market to Finance a Cleaner, Resilient World

  • Green bonds give investors an innovative way of supporting clean energy, mass transit, and other low-carbon projects that can help countries adapt to and mitigate climate change.
  • The World Bank has mobilized over $4.5 billion through 60 green bond transactions in 17 currencies, and the IFC has issued $3.4 billion in green bonds, including two $1 billion issuances in 2013.
  • New Green Bond Principles and a call to double the market by September are helping expand the young market and attracting a new set of investors.