IFC launches Canadian dollar green debut

By Frank Jackman
04 Sep 2019

The International Finance Corp hit screens on Tuesday afternoon with its first Canadian dollar green bond. The C$750m ($567m) bond is the issuer's largest ever in the currency.

The five year note is the first benchmark green bond issued by the IFC since its sterling benchmark in July 2018.

The proceeds will be lent to projects with a climate focus, including investment in renewable energy and sustainable forestry. The IFC may swap the proceeds from the ...

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