Sweden set to issue green bonds by 2020

By Burhan Khadbai
18 Jul 2019

The Swedish government has instructed the country’s national debt office to develop a green framework before issuance in the format by next year as part of its sustainable development strategy.

“The decision that the state will now issue green bonds is an important part of the transition to sustainable development,” said Per Bolund, Sweden’s minister for financial markets, in a statement.  “The financial market plays a key role in this transition, and the government wants to improve the ...

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