Demand heating up for social CP, but SSAs unconvinced

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By Frank Jackman, Lewis McLellan
02 Jul 2020

Social commercial paper could be on its way to the SSA market, with several issuers telling GlobalCapital that investors are interested in the product. However, some are sceptical that themed debt will work in CP format.

The idea of green and social commercial paper has begun to catch on in the corporate and bank markets, but in the public sector market it is further behind.

However, the coronavirus pandemic has, according to a head of socially responsible investment (SRI) at a Scandinavian bank, “focused ...

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