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  • Green bond market must be a broad church

    As the green bond market grows, participants are debating how to define it. Should deals have to offer additionality — proof that the projects would not have happened otherwise? Should pure play green companies be allowed to issue — and should oil companies? Sean Kidney and Manuel Adamini of the Climate Bonds Initiative and Bas Wetzelaer of Dutch investor Actiam argue that the market should embrace a wide range of issuer and deal types, as long as the activities financed genuinely help the climate.