Sustainable finance set for sizzling second half

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By Jon Hay
20 Aug 2020

The sustainable finance market changed dramatically in the first half of 2020, as participants responded to the Covid-19 pandemic with a wave of tailored bonds — but the second half could prove even richer, with innovations and new issuers coming.

This maelstrom of activity reflects the way environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are soaring up the agenda of investors, companies and governments.

“This has been a pivotal moment for sustainable finance in general,” said Trisha Taneja, head of ESG advisory in capital markets at Deutsche Bank in ...

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