March 23, 2020 |
Editor's note: We set out to cover green finance and COVID-19 caused an upheaval. The digital edition reflects what went to printing press just prior to the extraordinary measures western governments have put in place to fight this pathogen. While green finance remains a relevant topic, we ask that you keep in mind the comments given by experts in preparation for this edition were given as a reasonable reflection of the world prior to the novel coronavirus derailing, temporarily, the flow of everyday life.
Chile’s set off a stampede of interest in green funding in Latin America by selling more than $6 billion worth of bonds earmarked for environmentally-friendly spending within the past year
Sustainability funding, off to a slow start in Latin America, is building momentum. More issuers are teeing up green bonds as governments, corporations and investors ask pointed questions on the use or proceeds and the potential environmental impact of projects