Swedish report recommends cash for green bond issuers

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By Jon Hay
12 Jan 2018

Green bond issuers could be encouraged with a payment from the government if the bond finances a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, according to a report for the Swedish government this week.

The Inquiry to Promote the Market for Green Bonds delivered its 450 page report this week to Sweden’s minister of financial markets and consumer affairs, Per Bolund.

“The Swedish government has a strong policy on green finance,” said Bolund. “We have taken some strong actions,” including asking the ...

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