EBRD taps zloty for first ‘health’ bond

By Lewis McLellan
15 Mar 2018

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has introduced a new theme to the market for socially responsible investments, printing a “health bond” in Polish zloty on Tuesday.

According to Isabelle Laurent, EBRD’s head of funding, the supranational has received several requests from investors for new themed social bonds. The supranational launched the project in mid-December. Laurent said: “We have started to have a sufficient volume of health-related projects, which neither appear in our microfinance portfolio ...

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