IFC eyes EM for next green bond first

By Jonathan Breen
14 Aug 2014

The International Finance Corp is scouting for the next opportunity to develop green bonds in emerging markets, following its sale of the first such bond from an international issuer in the Peruvian market this week.

“We are looking for opportunities in countries like Malaysia, South Africa and Morocco,” said Evelyn Hartwick, head of socially responsible bond programmes at the IFC. “We may do something in Brazil. There are offshore investors keen on exposure to Brazilian reais.

“Mexico is another very good country to ...

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