Green finance to boom, led by US and LatAm

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By Jon Hay, Mike Turner, Oliver West
28 Jan 2021

Sustainable bond issuance has made its strongest start to the year ever, thrusting the market towards what most observers believe will be a year when many records will be broken — especially in north and south America, where environmental and social consciousness is rising. Jon Hay, Mike Turner and Oliver West report.

Pressing awareness of climate change, the shock of coronavirus highlighting social fragility, and the invention of new products will drive issuance higher globally. But in the Americas these factors are turbocharged by political factors.

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